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DECEMBER 2015

31 December 2015

UCLA develops first terahertz VECSEL laser

31 December 2015

Anadigics receives 'superior offer' of $0.58 per share after GaAs Labs matches competing bidder's $0.54

29 December 2015

Pushing vertical p-n junctions toward gallium nitride critical field

29 December 2015

GaAs Labs announces extension of tender offer for Anadigics

28 December 2015

Toward quantum computing on silicon-on-insulator platform

24 December 2015

Bulk gallium nitride vertical diode powers over rival semiconductors

24 December 2015

Anadigics receives 'superior offer' of $0.54 per share after GaAs Labs matches competing bidder's $0.48

23 December 2015

IQE, Notre Dame and Cornell claim near-ideal GaN p-n diodes

23 December 2015

Veeco wins advanced packaging system orders from Asian foundry

23 December 2015

imec presents record-breaking indium gallium arsenide transistors on silicon

22 December 2015

Mitsubishi Electric expanding lineup of 3.5GHz GaN HEMTs for 4G base transceiver stations

22 December 2015

Showa Denko boosts Taiwan high-purity ammonia production from 2500 to 3500 tons per year

22 December 2015

Skyworks launches BDS/GPS/GLONASS/Galileo LNA front-end modules with integrated filters

21 December 2015

Skyworks launches BDS/GPS/GNSS low-noise amplifiers

21 December 2015

UV-LED maker Crystal IS receives ISO 9001:2008 certification

21 December 2015

Littelfuse invests in silicon carbide switch maker Monolith

18 December 2015

imec integrates indium gallium arsenide into vertical NAND memory structure

18 December 2015

SAMCO launches ALD system for gate oxides in wide-bandgap power devices

17 December 2015

LEDs to comprise over half of horticultural luminaire sales in 2017

17 December 2015

Flip Chip Opto launches 2400W COB LED

17 December 2015

Marktech launches high-power 950nm emitters for optical switches, sensors and scanners

16 December 2015

IQE on track to achieve full-year revenue growth

16 December 2015

EVG sees power device and RF applications driving demand for wafer bonding solutions for engineered substrates

16 December 2015

Anadigics declares new acquisition offer of $0.48 per share superior to GaAs Labs

16 December 2015

Low-threshold yellow laser diodes

16 December 2015

II-VI Inc announces ultra-compact optical components and amplifiers for CFP2-ACO transceivers

15 December 2015

MACOM acquires Aeroflex's diode business from Cobham

15 December 2015

Ampleon expands GaN RF power transistor range with 10-200W rated devices

15 December 2015

EPC publishes second edition of Wireless Power Handbook

15 December 2015

Gilat announces Ku- and Ka-band phased-array antenna program after signing development agreement with aerospace systems integrator

15 December 2015

Exploring resonant energy transfer from InGaN wells to polymers

15 December 2015

Single-crystal gallium arsenide on quasi-nominal silicon

14 December 2015

GaN Systems wins Global Semiconductor Alliance's 'Start-Up to Watch' award

14 December 2015

Raytheon wins NMI Research Collaboration award for optimizing performance of SiC

14 December 2015

Riber receives two orders for research MBE systems

11 December 2015

Finisar’s sales driven by higher-than-expected growth in 10G tunable transceivers and wavelength-selective switches

11 December 2015

Finisar appoints Silicon Valley Bank’s chief operations officer as director

10 December 201512 December 2015

Raytheon UK’s SiC foundry receives mass-production order for Schottky barrier diodes

Osram launches lower-profile infrared LEDs with tilted emission for mobile iris scanning

10 December 2015

VCSEL market to grow at 21.99% CAGR to $2.1bn in 2020

10 December 2015

First Solar full-year sales expected to rise to $3.9-4.1bn in 2016

10 December 2015

SOI wafer maker Soitec refutes SiGen’s patent infringement complaint to ITC

10 December 2015

5N Plus appoints senior VP of Umicore’s Electro-Optic Materials as president & CEO

10 December 2015

MACOM completes acquisition of optical sub-assembly supplier FiBest

9 December 2015

San’an’s Aixtron AIX R6 MOCVD order cut from 50 systems to just three

9 December 2015

Emcore’s quarterly revenue rises 61% year-on-year to $23m

9 December 2015

Emcore’s board gains former JDSU CFO Jackson

9 December 2015

Seoul wins patent case and agrees royalty-bearing licenses

8 December 2015

NXP’s RF Power business becomes Ampleon under new owner JAC Capital

8 December 2015

Solar Frontier raises thin-film solar cell efficiency record from 21.7% to 22.3%

8 December 2015

Anadigics receives alternative acquisition proposals following GaAs Labs deal

8 December 2015

Advantech Wireless sees substantial growth in orders for GaN-based solid-state power amplifiers

8 December 2015

Osram’s new Ostar Projection Power LED boosts output despite smaller package

8 December 2015

TowerJazz Panasonic agrees further 5-year loan of $70m with Japanese banks

7 December 2015

Cadence collaborates with Lumerical and PhoeniX Software to offer Virtuoso platform-based design flow for electronic/photonic ICs

7 December 2015

NXP closes divestiture of RF Power business to JAC Capital and completes acquisition of Freescale

7 December 2015

Qorvo to invest $25m and hire 100 staff in next 3 years to expand Greensboro operations

7 December 2015

SETi launches high-power 275nm SMD LED with up to 30mW optical power

4 December 2015

Electron trapped in InGaAs quantum dots on GaAs reveals qubit information loss mechanisms

4 December 2015

SETi and Psoria-Shield to commercialize Psoria-Light system for UVB phototherapy

4 December 2015

Wolfspeed exhibiting X-band radar products at IRSI 2015 in Bangalore

4 December 2015

Midsummer's flexible CIGS solar panels installed on sports arena roof

3 December 2015

Peregrine launches full-range RF 8-bit digital phase shifter for active antenna applications

3 December 2015

Osram launches IRED in low-profile Synios package for eye tracking in mobile devices

3 December 2015

SETi acquires commercial operations of fellow UV LED firm Nitek

3 December 2015

Everlight delivers 0.2-Watt mid-power LEDs with luminous efficiency up to 205lm/W

3 December 2015

SAMCO to distribute Epiluvac's SiC CVD systems in Japan, Taiwan, Singapore, Malaysia and Philippines

3 December 2015

Osram unveils conversion technology for better coverage of color space in Ultra HD TV backlighting LEDs

3 December 2015

Skyworks launches low-power Bluetooth low-energy front-end modules

3 December 2015

Scandium nitride buffer for gallium nitride on silicon applications

2 December 2015

Osram launches Duris S 5 Color LEDs for color-mixing consumer lighting applications

2 December 2015

Advanced Vacuum APEX SLR system expanding device processing at NASA's JPL

2 December 2015

Mitsubishi uses LayTec in-situ monitoring to grow crack-free GaN-on-Si HEMTs

1 December 2015

LayTec expands EpiNet library's high-temperature nk database and real-time analysis for GaN/SiC-4H HEMTs

1 December 2015

GaN Systems announces 10x production increase at TSMC

1 December 2015

EPC appoints senior VP of global sales & marketing

1 December 2015

Rohm expands full-SiC power module lineup with 1200V/300A model for high-power inverters and converters in solar power conditioners and industrial equipment

1 December 2015

Solar Frontier and TSK to install 5MW CIS PV test facility as part of Kuwait's Shagaya Renewable Energy Project

1 December 2015

Soraa launches full-visible-spectrum LED 230V large lamps

1 December 2015

Anokiwave appoints former Hittite chief financial officer Boecke as CFO

1 December 2015

Thinning buffer layers for GaN-on-silicon light-emitting diodes

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NOVEMBER 2015

30 November 2015

Latest issue of Semiconductor Today now available

30 November 2015

San'an IC selects Mentor Graphics' Calibre platform for verification of GaAs wireless ICs

27 November 2015

UES's GaAs-based IBIS photoconductive semiconductor switch wins R&D 100 award

27 November 2015

Ultraviolet photodetectors on free-standing gallium nitride

26 November 2015

Plextek RFI webinar on X-band PA design using SMT plastic-packaged GaN transistors

26 November 2015

Nanotherm wins Elektra 'LED Lighting Product of the Year' award

26 November 2015

Chinese market for packaged LEDs to grow at single-digit annual rate

26 November 2015

TMS launches modular line of non-ITAR 0.1-6.0GHz GaN amplifiers with small form factor for harsh airborne requirements

26 November 2015

NXP's sale of RF Power business to JAC Capital cleared by CFIUS, triggering FTC approval of NXP's acquisition of Freescale

25 November 2015

Plessey named 2015 Company of the Year by the NMI

25 November 2015

Reducing current leakage in aluminium gallium nitride transistors on silicon

24 November 2015

Microsemi to acquire PMC-Sierra for $2.5bn after outbidding Skyworks

24 November 2015

Trillium acquires Oxford Instruments-Austin Division

23 November 2015

Pasternack adds waveguide frequency mixers operating across full Ka, Q, U, V, E & W ww-wave bands

23 November 2015

Firecomms adds 5Mb RedLink optical receivers with temperature range extended to 95°C for industrial applications

23 November 2015

SystemOnGlass optical communications firm ColorChip raises $25m in growth-funding round

23 November 2015

AKHAN opens HQ and production facility for diamond-based semiconductor technology

20 November 2015

CSC formally launched as first compound semiconductor cluster

20 November 2015

Custom MMIC adds GaAs-based frequency multipliers spanning 8-40GHz

20 November 2015

Toshiba unveils SOI-CMOS process claiming lowest-class insertion loss for RF switches in smartphones

19 November 2015

Qorvo announces closing of $1bn senior notes offering

19 November 2015

PLAT4M silicon photonics supply-chain project develops three mature platforms

19 November 2015

TowerJazz to buy Maxim's Texas wafer fab for $40m

19 November 2015

Qorvo launches power amplifiers and duplexers to support small-cell network growth

18 November 2015

MACOM agrees to acquire optical sub-assembly supplier FiBest

18 November 2015

Anokiwave launches silicon-based low-noise-figure X-band AESA core IC

18 November 2015

Low-threading-dislocation AlGaN template for ultraviolet lasers

18 November 2015

Qorvo receives first production orders for multiplexer solutions

18 November 2015

Qorvo's 802.11ac Wi-Fi amplifier technology chosen for NETGEAR's new Nighthawk router

18 November 2015

Qorvo's RF Fusion Mobile Wi-Fi iFEM selected for LG's Nexus 5X smartphone

17 November 2015

Photonic integrated circuit market to grow at 25.3% CAGR to $1.3bn in 2022

17 November 2015

Lockheed Martin introduces GaN-based Digital Array Row Transceiver radar technology

17 November 2015

PMC-Sierra reiterates commitment to Skyworks transaction

17 November 2015

Indium Corp's new EZ-Pour gallium trichloride simplifies room-temperature processes

17 November 2015

Hole injection from V-pits into indium gallium nitride quantum wells

17 November 2015

TRUMPF Photonics buys ClassOne electroplater for gold plating and metal lift-off

17 November 2015

Custom MMIC launches DC-26GHz SPDT MMIC switch with low insertion loss and high isolation

16 November 2015

Infinera and CenturyLink deliver 1.5Tb/s of super-channel DWDM capacity at Supercomputing 2015

16 November 2015

GigOptix launches single- and quad-channel limiting 28Gbps DML drivers

16 November 2015

Qorvo announces pricing of $1bn senior notes offering

13 November 2015

Infrared LED market growing at CAGR of almost 8% to 2020

13 November 2015

Magnesium ion implantation of gallium nitride

13 November 2015

AWR Design Forum/German User Group registration opened

12 November 2015

Anadigics agrees to be acquired by GaAs Labs for $32m

12 November 2015

VisIC makes available evaluation board and samples for 650V GaN power switch

12 November 2015

NeoPhotonics receives Huawei's Excellent Core Partner Award for fifth consecutive year

12 November 2015

CST's commercial director Wyn Meredith appointed director of IQE/Cardiff joint venture Compound Semiconductor Centre

11 November 2015

Osram investing €3bn in lighting by 2020

11 November 2015

Crystal IS adds TO-39 package with flat window to line of lattice-matched commercial UVC LEDs

11 November 2015

Shareholders approve Avago's acquisition of Broadcom

11 November 2015

Microsemi's proposal to acquire PMC deemed a superior proposal by PMC board

11 November 2015

Suppressing current collapse in normally-off gallium nitride transistor

11 November 2015

MACOM receives first production order for SPAR tiles in Multifunction Phased Array Radar

11 November 2015

Skyworks announces new $400m stock repurchase program

11 November 2015

Rubicon's Q3 revenue hit by LCD TV backlighting slowdown and customers' excess inventory

10 November 2015

Lumileds adds LUXEON XR-M LED to Matrix Platform to accelerate outdoor fixture design

10 November 2015

CIGS PV firm MiaSolé enters sales rep agreement with Whitehead & Associates

10 November 2015

ClassOne opens new European office

10 November 2015

Plessey and 8Point3 to produce high-efficiency LED architectural lighting

9 November 2015

Custom MMIC launches 9-18GHz balanced LNA

9 November 2015

Skyworks exceeds quarterly revenue and EPS guidance

9 November 2015

Solid State Supplies to distribute Luminus' LED technology in UK

9 November 2015

Seoul Viosys and Watersprint to provide UV-LED water purification technology for Bangladesh

9 November 2015

Qorvo's quarterly revenue rises 5.2%, led by Mobile Products

6 November 2015

Qorvo announces proposed $1bn senior notes offering

6 November 2015

5N Plus' Q3 sales hit by falling metal prices

6 November 2015

WIN expands GaN portfolio by adding 0.45μm-gate GaN-on-SiC power process for 4G/5G macro-cell base-station power amplifiers

6 November 2015

II-VI semiconductor green laser diode achieves lower current threshold

5 November 2015

GaN Systems' launches half-bridge evaluation board for GaN transistor circuit design

5 November 2015

Rensselaer's Michael Shur wins IET Achievement award for DUV LED research

5 November 2015

Emcore expects 8.5% quarterly revenue growth to $23m

5 November 2015

Oclaro achieves positive adjusted EBITDA and non-GAAP operating income

4 November 2015

LandMark Optoelectronics expanding capacity by 20%

4 November 2015

Vertical conduction and ultraviolet laser diodes on bulk gallium nitride

4 November 2015

5N Plus' co-founder, president & CEO L'Ecuyer steps aside

3 November 2015

NeoPhotonics reports higher-than-expected Q3 revenue, despite product pruning

3 November 2015

MACOM launches chipset for QSFP28 modules for data-center applications

3 November 2015

CS Clean Systems and centrotherm clean solutions to merge in first-quarter 2016

3 November 2015

NeoPhotonics appoints industry veteran to board

3 November 2015

Global Water and AquiSense sign MOU for UV LED water disinfection

3 November 2015

Plasma-Therm acquires plasma processing technology from Nanoplas France

2 November 2015

AXT's revenue falls 12% in Q3

2 November 2015

Bruker completes acquisition of Jordan Valley

2 November 2015

Plessey demonstrating modular smart lighting system at LuxLive

2 November 2015

DOE announces 2016 funding opportunity for solid-state lighting R&D

2 November 2015

PMC receives increased unsolicited offer of $11.88 per share from Microsemi

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OCTOBER 2015

31 October 2015

Latest issue of Semiconductor Today now available

30 October 2015

Skyworks increases offer to acquire PMC-Sierra from $10.50 to $11.60 per share

30 October 2015

First Solar to supply another 400MW of modules to Strata over 2017-18

30 October 2015

AXT acquires automated processing and cleaning equipment from Hitachi Metals

30 October 2015

California-based Soraa to open LED fab in New York State, for production from second-half 2016

29 October 2015

Veeco's Q3 revenue up 51% year-on-year, but MOCVD orders slump due to LED oversupply for display backlighting and China slowdown

29 October 2015

First Solar and Austin Energy sign 119MW power purchase agreement for East Pecos Solar Project

29 October 2015

First Solar signs power purchase agreement for 10.8MW PV project adjacent to decommissioned nuclear plant

29 October 2015

Imec and UGent demo first InP laser arrays monolithically grown on 300mm silicon

29 October 2015

Improving color and lifting droop from white light-emitting diodes

28 October 2015

First Solar connects Luz del Norte to Chilean central grid

28 October 2015

Osram adds filament LEDs to product portfolio

28 October 2015

Skyworks receives Mexico's National Export Award

28 October 2015

Gallium nitride phosphide absorber for silicon-based solar power

27 October 2015

Wolfspeed's GaN high-power amplifiers meet long-term reliability goals for Lockheed Martin's Space Fence program

27 October 2015

ACCO starts mass production of CMOS multi-mode multi-band power amplifier for 3G/LTE smartphones

27 October 2015

First Solar and Indiana Michigan Power break ground on 2.6MW project

27 October 2015

Aixtron's revenue grows 35% in Q3

27 October 2015

Lockheed Martin-led team awarded $784m contract to build GaN-based ballistic missile defense radar

27 October 2015

Solar Frontier sells 15MW project from US development pipeline

27 October 2015

Stion's frameless CIGS PV modules installed at San Francisco Airport

27 October 2015

Qorvo launches 802.11p power amplifier for wireless car connectivity

27 October 2015

Custom MMIC appoints Special-Ind as technical representative for Italy

26 October 2015

FBH uses LayTec's EpiTT Gen3 metrology tool for high-temperature MOCVD growth of AlN/sapphire templates for UV LEDs

26 October 2015

LayTec launching Gen3 class of modular in-situ metrology tools

23 October 2015

IQE wins Advanced Manufacturing title at 2015 Made in Wales Awards

22 October 2015

Cree's quarterly revenue rises 11%, driven by growth in commercial lighting

22 October 2015

CdTe to dominate thin-film solar market, reaching nearly 5400MW by 2023

22 October 2015

Taiwan's LandMark Optoelectronics orders another Aixtron MOCVD system to expand laser epi capacity

22 October 2015

Oclaro reports better-than-expected preliminary quarterly results

21 October 2015

III-V quantum dots and dashes on silicon target efficient 16 x 25Gb/s WDM photonic integrated circuits

21 October 2015

Power GaN device IP dynamics heralds future ramp-up of market

21 October 2015

GigOptix's revenue rises for sixth consecutive quarter to record $10.4m

20 October 2015

Element Six presenting diamond heat spreaders for thermal management of hotspots in GaN devices

20 October 2015

Wolfspeed presenting RF foundry services and components at MILCOM

20 October 2015

CNBM breaks ground for largest CIGS solar module production plant in China

20 October 2015

Anadigics launches family of hybrid line amplifiers for CATV infrastructure

19 October 2015

Anadigics launches family of DOCSIS 3.1 hybrid line amplifier modules for DOCSIS 3.1 CATV infrastructure

19 October 2015

Anadigics adds surface-mount line amplifiers to DOCSIS 3.1 infrastructure portfolio

19 October 2015

Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin boosts ultrathin CIGS solar cell efficiency using nanoparticle array

19 October 2015

Advantech releases second-generation GaN-based 350W/500W CL-band SSPA/SSPB for troposcatter applications

16 October 2015

Rubicon appoints former MEMC veteran as chief operating officer

16 October 2015

Beating efficiency droop with III-nitride laser technology

15 October 2015

SiC, GaN and other wider-bandgap materials present new choices for power electronics

15 October 2015

Solar Frontier's CIS modules chosen for 14MW module supply agreement in midwestern US

15 October 2015

First Solar installs final module at Broken Hill Solar Plant in New South Wales

15 October 2015

Solar Frontier supplies additional CIS modules to Dutch distributor Home-NRG to meet demand in Netherlands

15 October 2015

First Solar Japan receives construction loan facility from Mizuho Bank to develop utility-scale solar plants

14 October 2015

Opto components market to grow at CAGR of 9.4% to $55.5bn by 2020

14 October 2015

Osram Sylvania opens its first US-based LED module production line

14 October 2015

Luminus launches 3V 3030 mid-power LEDs delivering 200lm/W, 97CRI and 2200K candle-warm options

14 October 2015

NI AWR Design Environment V12.01 update now available

14 October 2015

Alternating current light-emitting diodes on silicon

13 October 2015

Raytheon's GaN-based 360° AESA Patriot radar moves toward production readiness

13 October 2015

Aixtron lowers full-year 2015 revenue guidance from €220m-250m to €190-200m

13 October 2015

First Solar to supply modules to Clean Energy Collective for roofless community solar projects

13 October 2015

Lumileds adds constant-voltage flexible LED strips to Matrix Platform family of integrated LED products

13 October 2015

Wolfspeed launches 50V plastic-packaged GaN HEMTs for LTE & radar

13 October 2015

Claiming record 4.7kV breakdown for gallium nitride p-n diodes

12 October 2015

Thermoelectric pumping enhancement for blue light-emitting diodes

9 October 2015

Qorvo launches hybrid power doubler amplifier for DOCSIS 3.1 CATV systems

9 October 2015

Pasternack launches sub-$500 coaxial-packaged RF amplifiers

8 October 2015

Emcore showcasing CATV transmission system and DOCSIS 3.1 optical components at Cable-Tec Expo

8 October 2015

GaAs RF device revenue to grow from another record of $7bn in 2015 to peak of $8bn in 2018

7 October 2015

Infinera unifies end-to-end product portfolio and launches platforms for metro 100G market

7 October 2015

MACOM launches plug-in and surface-mount DOCSIS 3.1-compliant CATV diplex filters

7 October 2015

IQE's GaN-on-SiC epiwafers used to achieve record power and frequency results for satcom and 5G applications

7 October 2015

PowerAmerica calls for projects for DOE-funded program on wide-bandgap semiconductor manufacturing development

7 October 2015

Qorvo combines GaN on-SiC with advanced packaging to cut cost, increase bandwidth, and save board space in DOCSIS 3.1 upgrades

7 October 2015

Quaternary III-nitride barrier boosts two-dimensional electron gas

6 October 2015

Bruker to acquire Jordan Valley Semiconductors

6 October 2015

Panasonic commercializes high-heat-resistant encapsulation material for SiC and GaN power devices

6 October 2015

Lumileds boosts CoB LED flux by 40%, driving down fixture cost for streetlights and industrial high-bay luminaires

6 October 2015

EPC adds 100V, 1A, 550mΩ E-mode GaN power transistor for wireless charging Class-D and Class-E amplifier applications

6 October 2015

Skyworks to acquire PMC-Sierra for $2bn

6 October 2015

Purdue launching Quantum Center during workshop

5 October 2015

GlobalFoundries names Bami Bastani as senior VP of RF business unit

5 October 2015

Wolfspeed launches surface-mount 1700V SiC MOSFET, enabling system-level cost reductions in auxiliary power supplies

5 October 2015

Applied Optoelectronics launches 100G optical engine

5 October 2015

Ascatron and LPE cooperate on 150mm SiC epitaxy for power electronics

5 October 2015

Advantech Wireless releases second-gen GaN-based 50W X-band SSPB/BUC for tactical mobile military applications

5 October 2015

Plessey's chip-scale-packaged dotLEDs for wearables nominated for Elektra Award

2 October 2015

Soraa promotes VP of North America sales & marketing to senior VP, global sales & marketing

2 October 2015

SDK to start shipping very low-defect-density SiC epiwafers

2 October 2015

Trumpf opens Berlin high-power laser diode engineering subsidiary

2 October 2015

Richardson Electronics to distribute Anokiwave's silicon core chips and III-V front-end ICs

1 October 2015

Quadrivio and Como Venture take 16.7% stake in Ascatron as part of A-round fundraising

1 October 2015

Panasonic develops GaN diodes with high-current operations and low turn-on voltage

1 October 2015

POET to deliver integrated VCSEL prototypes in second-quarter 2016

1 October 2015

Skyworks launches 200-3800MHz broadband LNA for wireless infrastructure applications

1 October 2015

Bulk gallium nitride substrate enables 4kV-breakdown vertical diode

1 October 2015

Polarized white light-emitting diode without phosphor conversion

1 October 2015

Osram's new four-chip Ostar Stage Multichip LEDs doubles brightness from same surface area for stage spotlights

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SEPTEMBER 2015

30 September 2015

Silicon photonics firm Luxtera hires VPs of worldwide sales and finance

30 September 2015

Australia's first commercial diesel displacement solar plant starts operation with 18,000 First Solar PV modules

30 September 2015

GigOptix completes acquisition of Terasquare

30 September 2015

Latest issue of Semiconductor Today now available

29 September 2015

Panasonic develops first 4.5W continuous-wave blue-violet laser

29 September 2015

Plessey gains £30m loan from Deutsche Bank for LED production expansion

29 September 2015

Asahi Kasei buys Veeco MBE system to expand infrared sensor production

29 September 2015

Inphi demonstrates interoperability of first 400G PAM4 IC chipset with NeoPhotonics' Q-TOSA 100G EML-based modules

29 September 2015

Inphi samples smallest SMT quad linear driver for coherent applications, targeting 100G/200G

29 September 2015

MACOM launches first surface-mount modulator driver for 46 Gbaud applications

28 September 2015

GigOptix gives live 100GbE interoperability demo of 100G short-reach chipset and 28G quad CMOS CDR with II-VI's VCSELs

28 September 2015

Finisar demos 400G Ethernet technology and previews CFP8 module supporting both single- and multi-mode fiber

28 September 2015

Finisar demos first 100G QSFP28 SWDM4 module for duplex multimode fiber

28 September 2015

Source Photonics demos CWDM QSFP28 single-mode transceiver

28 September 2015

NeoPhotonics launches products to support 400G coherent transport for long-haul, metro and data-center interconnect networks

28 September 2015

Emcore expands laser and photodiode chip range for 2.5-12.5Gbps telecoms and datacoms

28 September 2015

Qorvo showcasing portfolio of DOCSIS 3.1 products at Cable-Tec Expo

28 September 2015

Qorvo launches 3W GaN-on-SiC Ka-band power amplifier for commercial VSAT satellite ground terminals

28 September 2015

Qorvo expands plastic-packaged GaN RF transistors to X-band for marine and avionics radar

28 September 2015

SWDM Alliance formed to support duplex multimode fiber for 40 and 100G enterprise and data-center applications

25 September 2015

First Solar and skytron open EMEA operations center

25 September 2015

GigOptix giving live 100GbE demo of new quad-channel CMOS CDR with drivers and TIAs at ECOC

25 September 2015

Lasertec launches system for concurrent surface and PL crystallographic defect inspection of SiC wafers

25 September 2015

Advantech Wireless' second-gen GaN-based 300W/400W X-band SSPA/SSPB for military applications

25 September 2015

Oclaro to demo interoperability between 100G QSFP28 CLR4/CWDM4 and LR4 and ER4-Lite CFP, CFP2 and CFP4 transceivers

25 September 2015

BluGlass receives $300,000 foundry development order for specialty LED application

24 September 2015

Cree expands LED downlight portfolio

24 September 2015

US Energy Department awards $22m to develop wide-bandgap technology for large-scale motors

24 September 2015

TowerJazz Panasonic develops 65nm mmWave 110GHz RF-CMOS platform

24 September 2015

TeraXion's InP modulators enable single-wavelength 400Gb/s system performance

24 September 2015

Osram Opto unveils Oslon Black Flat S LED prototype, providing up to 2000lm for automotive applications

23 September 2015

Cree launches high-intensity versions of XLamp XQ-E color LEDs, doubling candela performance

23 September 2015

IQE wins Business of the Year awards

23 September 2015

Slanted trench approach to side-mode suppression in Fabry-Perot laser diodes

22 September 2015

GigOptix to acquire CMOS SerDes supplier Terasquare

22 September 2015

Tunnel junction for vertical-cavity surface-emitting laser

22 September 2015

Plessey's chip-scale optics for for GaN-on-Si LEDs cuts cost and increases design flexibility

22 September 2015

Lumileds extends CSP LED range with LUXEON FlipChip White

22 September 2015

LED chip market sees oversupply as China accounts for 47% of global MOCVD capacity

22 September 2015

Infinera appoints Cloud infrastructure executive to board

21 September 2015

Custom MMIC appoints Aspen Electronics as UK technical representative

21 September 2015

Accel-RF launches Quantum SMART fixture for bench-top testing to speed GaN and SiC device development

21 September 2015

GSI's board rejects latest acquisition proposal from GigOptix

21 September 2015

Slowing demand push down LED light bulb and component prices in August

18 September 2015

AquiSense unveils UV-C LED water disinfection system

18 September 2015

Arkansas-led team receives $750,000 NASA grant to develop SiGeSn solar devices for space missions

18 September 2015

Finisar's profits fall after higher-than-expected costs from new-product qualifications

18 September 2015

Finisar receives Excellence in Delivery and Flexibility Award from Cisco

18 September 2015

European Commission approves NXP's acquisition of Freescale, conditional upon NXP divesting RF power business

17 September 2015

IQE's non-wireless business rises year-on-year from 21% to 24% of revenue

17 September 2015

Avago unveils ultra-low-power Fast Ethernet SFP transceiver for industrial automation, controls and networking

17 September 2015

EPC publishes DC-DC Conversion handbook

17 September 2015

MACOM launches DOCSIS 3.1-compliant 12V CATV push-pull infrastructure amplifier

17 September 2015

SUSS MicroTec launches XB8 semi-automated high-force wafer bonder

16 September 2015

Infineon's high-frequency radar chip team nominated for Deutscher Zukunftspreis

16 September 2015

Oclaro samples 100G QSFP28 client-side transceiver compatible with both CLR4 and CWDM4 specs

16 September 2015

Oclaro samples high-bandwidth lithium niobate modulator for single-wavelength 400G networks

16 September 2015

k-Space introduces kSA Scanning Pyro tool for MOCVD epiwafer production

16 September 2015

GaN Systems showcases high-current 650V, 100A gallium nitride power transistors at ECCE '15

15 September 2015

Seoul Semiconductor to mass produce Wicop LEDs

15 September 2015

Improving performance of magnesium doping for p-type gallium nitride

15 September 2015

IQE inks exclusive licence and option agreement to acquire Translucent's cREO technology

14 September 2015

Cree introduces new LED bulbs

14 September 2015

Plessey to showcase its latest GaN-on-silicon LED solutions at LuxLive

14 September 2015

Infineon extends lead in power semiconductor market

14 September 2015

Guerrilla RF launches broadband, low-noise linear amplifier with integrated bypass

11 September 2015

MACOM adds GaN-on-Si wideband power transistor for CW, pulsed and linear operation up to 200W

11 September 2015

Anadigics launches three small-cell wireless infrastructure power amplifiers

11 September 2015

EPC adds dual E-mode 120V, 60mΩ power transistor for wireless power transfer Class-E amplifiers

11 September 2015

Increasing carrier lifetimes for high-voltage silicon carbide

11 September 2015

GigOptix closes public offering of common stock

11 September 2015

Finisar's CEO Eitan Gertel resigns

10 September 2015

Guerrilla RF's new high-linearity gain blocks act as broadband pre-drivers for GaN power amplifiers

10 September 2015

Seoul Viosys and SETi to jointly commercialise Violeds UV LED sterilization technology

10 September 2015

Qorvo completes latest share repurchase program

10 September 2015

MACOM samples 4th-generation 100W GaN-on-Si wideband transistor

9 September 2015

Efficient combination of quantum cascade laser and detectors

9 September 2015

Diamond Microwave launches 1kW ultra-compact pulsed GaN X-band SSPA

8 September 2015

Infineon introduces GaN devices for mobile base-station transmitters; charts path to 5G cellular infrastructure

8 September 2015

MACOM ships millionth GaN-on-Si RF power device

8 September 2015

Lumileds achieves smooth color mixing with LUXEON C Color Line of LEDs

8 September 2015

RF Energy Alliance progress and growth highlighted at EuMW

7 September 2015

Wolfspeed exhibiting GaN HEMTs for radar applications at EuMW

7 September 2015

SPTS achieves $1bn export sales from Wales headquarters

7 September 2015

QEOS and GlobalFoundries to offer first CMOS platform for mm-wave markets

4 September 2015

Analog Devices launches 24-35GHz medium-power distributed driver amplifier

4 September 2015

MACOM adds high-linearity 2W and 4W Ka-band packaged power amplifiers for SatComs

3 September 2015

Demand for larger diameters to boost GaN substrate market from $2.2bn in 2014 to $4bn by 2020

3 September 2015

GaN Systems showcases high-current 650V, 100A gallium nitride power transistors

3 September 2015

Silvaco and Singapore University of Technology and Design launch RF IC design collaboration

3 September 2015

Southern Power acquires controlling stake in 300MW Desert Stateline Facility from First Solar

3 September 2015

Pasternack expands portfolio of GaN power amplifiers

2 September 2015

LayTec issues improved n.k database for III-nitrides in EpiNet 2015 release

2 September 2015

Toshiba adds 140lm 4A5B-type LEDs to TL1L4 range of high-power white LED range

2 September 2015

MACOM announces CDR+VCSEL driver interoperability with II-VI VCSELs

2 September 2015

Cree names Power and RF division Wolfspeed

2 September 2015

Forward-bias gate breakdown in HEMTs with enhancement-mode p-GaN gate

1 September 2015

ACME's microgravity-processed SiC devices outperform devices made on traditional premium-grade SiC

1 September 2015

GigOptix establishes Global Customer Operations Organization

1 September 2015

KTH selects Mellanox end-to-end EDR 100Gb/s InfiniBand solutions

1 September 2015

US Air Force awards Cree's Power and RF Division $4.1m contract extension

1 September 2015

Plessey wins £6.7m grant from UK Regional Growth Fund for LED production expansion

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AUGUST 2015

31 August 2015

Latest issue of Semiconductor Today now available

31 August 2015

Plasma pre-treatment for gallium nitride chemical mechanical polishing

28 August 2015

Alfalight receives Wisconsin Innovation Award in manufacturing category for non-lethal laser disruptor

28 August 2015

High-performance gallium nitride on low-resistance silicon

27 August 2015

Anadigics' WiFi infrastructure PA enables Ubiquiti's link distance milestone of 140 miles

27 August 2015

LayTec metrology speeds up process development on 100mm semi-polar (11-22) GaN on r-plane PSS

27 August 2015

LayTec develops new EpiCurve TT for large single wafers in D125 high-speed rotation reactors

26 August 2015

GigOptix closes public offering, raising $14.73m to support strategic growth through acquisitions

26 August 2015

Cree to give presentations on SiC power devices at ECCE 2015

26 August 2015

Rohm adopts latest model of Lasertec's SiC wafer inspection and review system

26 August 2015

Qorvo's Richardson, Texas location wins Corporate Innovation Award

26 August 2015

Qorvo to double GaN capacity after scaling from 4- to 6-inch wafers

26 August 2015

Microwave anneal process for gallium nitride transistors

26 August 2015

MACOM launches ultra-high-sensitivity TIA for GPON optical network units

26 August 2015

RayVio expands UV LED manufacturing capacity and global sales force

25 August 2015

Japan's AIST adopts Silvaco's TCAD products for SiC power semiconductor research

25 August 2015

Sweden's Midsummer granted SEK10m loan from regional development agency Almi

25 August 2015

TSMC terminating CIGS PV manufacturing

25 August 2015

Kwansei Gakuin University uses Renishaw Raman microscope to study defects in SiC

24 August 2015

POET enters into VCSEL manufacturing services agreement with Anadigics

21 August 2015

GE and SUNY Poly developing SiC power electronics packaging facility at QUAD C

21 August 2015

GigOptix prices public offering at $1.70 per share to raise $14.7m

21 August 2015

Peregrine enhances intelligent integration by adding monolithic phase and amplitude control at microwave frequencies

21 August 2015

GigOptix public offering to support enhanced strategic growth through acquisitions

20 August 2015

MACOM showcasing fourth-generation GaN technology for RF energy applications at European Microwave Week

20 August 2015

SPTS achieves UK's Investors in People Silver Standard

20 August 2015

LED components market in Japan to grow at CAGR of 9.3% to 2019

19 August 2015

Anadigics shipping WiFi infrastructure FEICs to Buffalo for new 802.11ac router

19 August 2015

Transfer of ALLOS' 150 and 200mm GaN-on-Si epi technology to Epistar concluded in under 6 months

19 August 2015

2D transistor made from dual-phase transition-metal dichalcogenide crystal

19 August 2015

Reducing damage in gallium nitride inductively coupled plasma etch

18 August 2015

Pasternack unveils coaxial packaged bi-directional RF amplifiers operating up to 3GHz

18 August 2015

Optical network equipment spending in Europe up 8% year-on-year in Q2

18 August 2015

GaN Systems adds director, product line management as part of strategic growth

18 August 2015

MACOM completes divestiture of Automotive business

18 August 2015

Visible light communication market to more than double annually to $113bn in 2022

17 August 2015

Berkeley Lab' Campanile probe reveals nanoscale optoelectronic heterogeneity within monolayer MoS2 accompanied by 300nm-wide, energetically disordered edge region

14 August 2015

Transmode shareholders accept Infinera's acquisition offer

14 August 2015

Cree's quarterly LED product revenue falls 21% amidst restructuring

13 August 2015

Peregrine expands into third building at San Diego HQ

13 August 2015

IDT extends RF voltage variable attenuator range to 6GHz, claiming 1000-fold linearity improvement over GaAs

13 August 2015

Stion's CIGS PV modules approved for Dubai market

13 August 2015

Improving aluminium nitride barriers with low-temperature pulsed MOCVD

13 August 2015

Stion purchases $5.8m of Avaco's tools

13 August 2015

Skyworks expands filter operations in Japan

13 August 2015

University of Arkansas receives $200,000 NSF grant to study GaN device modeling

13 August 2015

EPC launches low-cost, high-power-density eGaN FET for high-frequency power conversion including wireless power transfer

13 August 2015

Avago announces general availability of 40G BiDi MMF QSFP+ transceiver for data centers and cloud infrastructure

13 August 2015

II-VI unveils 1W optical communications 980nm pump module

12 August 2015

Coherent 100G port shipments to grow 118% in 2015 as operators increase network capacity

12 August 2015

NeoPhotonics' revenue grows 5% in Q2 to record $85.4m, driven by 100G products

12 August 2015

Transverse-coupled-cavity VCSEL with 30GHz bandwidth at 850nm

12 August 2015

Imec extends GaN-on-Si R&D initiative for joint research on 200mm epi and E-mode device

11 August 2015

MicroWave Technology launches pre-amplifiers for MRI coil applications

11 August 2015

Peregrine certified as MIL-PRF-38535 qualified manufacturers list supplier for aerospace and defense

11 August 2015

Osram launches sensor for fitness tracking in smart watches and fitness armbands

11 August 2015

Crystal IS launches Optan SMD UVC LED for sensor and instrumentation makers

11 August 2015

Qorvo completes $200m share repurchase program; board approves additional $400m program

11 August 2015

Rubicon's revenue falls 20% in Q2, as 2-inch sapphire core sales and pricing hit by weak mobile market

10 August 2015

Plessey retrofits its manufacturing facility with MaGIC LED kits

10 August 2015

Qorvo shareholders approve all proposals at AGM

10 August 2015

Anadigics' revenue falls 14.4% to $15.8m in Q2, as Mobile revenue drops 32.3%

10 August 2015

Advantech's GaN-based SSPAs power 4K Ultra HDTV transmission of South America's soccer tournament

7 August 2015

Oclaro's CFP 100G client-side transceiver capacity expansion compensates for drop in 40G telecom sales

7 August 2015

Emcore reports higher-than-expected quarterly revenue growth of 11.2%

6 August 2015

Pasternack receives 4-Star Supplier Excellence Award from Raytheon IDS

6 August 2015

Auger recombination primary cause of efficiency droop, say simulations

6 August 2015

SEMI China forms Power and Compound Semiconductor Committee

6 August 2015

Plessey releases range of GaN-on-Si blue LED die

6 August 2015

Veeco enters profit, as EPIK system revenue recognition aids 33% growth in Q2

5 August 2015

Osram launches mid-power Oslon Black infrared LED providing near-range illumination for camera surveillance

5 August 2015

Oxford Instruments schedules fourth Indian nanotech seminar for November at IIT Madras

5 August 2015

AquiSense launches UV-LED collimated beam device for standardized UV dose measurement

5 August 2015

Seoul Viosys' acquisition of controlling stake in SETi approved by US DoD

5 August 2015

Tellurium doping for n-type indium gallium arsenide

5 August 2015

Qorvo's quarterly revenue grows 6% as mobile products growth outweighs 40% drop in wireless infrastructure

4 August 2015

Aixtron's first-half revenue and margin suppressed by delayed customer qualifications for AIX R6 MOCVD tool

4 August 2015

Cree and Epistar sign global nitride LED chip patent cross-license agreement

4 August 2015

Skyworks providing RF content for D-Link's Wave 2 Wi-Fi routers

4 August 2015

Asahi Kasei orders Aixtron CCS MOCVD system to start commercial production of DUV LEDs

4 August 2015

EPC launches fast, small monolithic GaN power transistor half-bridge operating over 2MHz for Class-D audio

4 August 2015

Cambridge Electronics launches GaN transistors and power electronic circuits

3 August 2015

AXT's revenue grows 4.5% in Q2

3 August 2015

JDSU renamed Viavi after completing spinoff of Lumentum

3 August 2015

Arizona State University demonstrates first monolithic white lasers

3 August 2015

SiC market to treble and GaN to explode - if challenges are overcome

3 August 2015

LED prices to stabilize in Q3, before falling again in Q4

3 August 2015

LEDs reach 19% penetration of transportation lamp market revenue

3 August 2015

Skyworks launches high-reliability DC-8GHz hermetic GaAs IC SPDT absorptive switch

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JULY 2015

31 July 2015

Latest issue of Semiconductor Today now available

31 July 2015

Veeco ships 50th EPIK 700 GaN MOCVD reactor in less than a year

31 July 2015

IQE named one of 55 key partners in USA's first Integrated Photonics Institute for Manufacturing Innovation

30 July 2015

AXT acquires InP substrate maker Crystacomm

30 July 2015

HexaTech signs Okaya as sole representative in Japan

30 July 2015

SPTS receives a $16m multi-system etch and deposition order for GaAs foundry WIN's third fab

30 July 2015

Analog Devices' RF design tools now support Hittite Microwave products

30 July 2015

Plessey launches range of LED filaments using GaN-on-Si die

30 July 2015

GigOptix achieves first quarter of GAAP profitability

29 July 2015

ST's SiGe BiCMOS technology chosen by European E3NETWORK R&D initiative for integrated E-band transceiver

29 July 2015

Guerrilla RF ramping production of ten Ultra-LNA devices; to reach 20 devices by Q4

29 July 2015

GaN Systems signs Shenzhen-based SZ APL as distribution partner in China and Taiwan

29 July 2015

Seoul Semiconductor wins US patent infringement lawsuit against Craig Electronics

29 July 2015

RFaxis collaborates with Silicon Labs to support Internet of Things and smart home market initiatives

29 July 2015

Lowering threshold currents for m-plane III-nitride VCSELs

28 July 2015

Fairview debuts family of high-rel broadband RF & microwave power amplifiers

28 July 2015

HexaTech wins continued DoE funding

28 July 2015

Infineon delivers 10 millionth automotive radar chip

28 July 2015

NASA awards Ozark $245,000 in phase 1 SBIR grants to design SiC-based ICs for Venus Rover

28 July 2015

High-pressure anneal for indium gallium arsenide transistors

28 July 2015

GaN devices market growing at CAGR of 15.1% from $481.8m in 2014 to $1315m in 2021

27 July 2015

Microsemi announces second $100m stock repurchase program as capital allocation plan continues

27 July 2015

Plessey expands dotLED range for wearables CSP versions

27 July 2015

Skyworks' quarterly revenue rises a more-than-expected 38% year-on-year to $810m

23 July 2015

University of Delaware awarded $1m Keck Foundation grant to develop upconversion of red light to blue

23 July 2015

Riber reports first-half revenue up 18% year-on-year to €5.7m

23 July 2015

ORNL makes scalable arrays of heterojunctions within nanometer-thick 2D crystalline monolayer

23 July 2015

Solar Frontier accepts Intersolar Project Of The Year award

23 July 2015

Solar Frontier surpasses 3GW of CIS module shipments

22 July 2015

Cutting leakage in gallium nitride vertical diodes on silicon

22 July 2015

Aluminium indium gallium nitride nanowire LEDs on silicon

22 July 2015

Bridgelux to be acquired by group led by China Electronics Corporation

21 July 2015

CIGS firm SoloPower to be acquired by London-based Opera Investments for $220m

21 July 2015

UCLA demos first electroluminescence from multi-layer molybdenum disulphide

21 July 2015

Lumileds launches LUXEON 3535L Color Line of mid-power LEDs

21 July 2015

Semiconductor laser market growing at 7.1% CAGR to $7.69bn by 2020

20 July 2015

IQE's first-half 2015 revenue grows year-on-year

20 July 2015

GaP nanowires boost solar fuel cell efficiency tenfold while using 10,000 times less material

17 July 2015

Analog Devices announces new Fellows

17 July 2015

MACOM divesting Automotive business to Autoliv

17 July 2015

Analog Devices launches 2-50GHz GaAs pHEMT MMIC distributed power amplifiers

17 July 2015

II-VI Advanced Materials demos first 200mm SiC wafer

17 July 2015

JDSU's separation to be completed on 1 August; Lumentum shares to be distributed on 3 August

16 July 2015

Infineon receives Bosch supplier award for SiGe 77GHz automotive radar chips

16 July 2015

Perovskite PV market to reach $214m in 2025

16 July 2015

Soraa launches first 4-degree AR111 LED lamp

16 July 2015

TÜV Rheinland expands EHS certification services to III-Vs

16 July 2015

DILAS acquires founding site and headquarters building

15 July 2015

Soitec appoints chief financial officer to lead strategic refocusing

15 July 2015

Leti and EVG launch INSPIRE nano-imprint lithography program

15 July 2015

LED grow-light market rising at nearly 27% CAGR to $1.9bn by 2020

15 July 2015

Custom MMIC names former Analog Devices' veteran Greichen as VP of sales & marketing

15 July 2015

SemiLEDs' operating efficiency improvements yield positive quarterly cash flow

15 July 2015

CIGS and HCPV to be game changers in PV market

15 July 2015

Skyworks launches high-reliability DC-6GHz hermetic GaAs IC SPST non-reflective switch

15 July 2015

Transparent conductive oxides and wafer bonding of III-Vs and silicon

14 July 2015

Mid-infrared interband cascade lasers on indium arsenide substrate

14 July 2015

EPC launches eGaN power ICs with integrated bootstrap FET for A4WP Rezence-compliant wireless power transfer

14 July 2015

Cree's new XHP35 family of high-power LEDs boosts output by 50%

14 July 2015

EVG achieves third consecutive triple win in VLSIresearch customer satisfaction survey

14 July 2015

Lumileds boosts LUXEON CoB Core Range efficacy and flux by 10%

14 July 2015

Large lighting makers continue to transition to LEDs

14 July 2015

Oxford Instruments' PECVD systems ordered by Chinese LED maker Enraytek

13 July 2015

Imec reports record perovskite thin-film PV module efficiency of 11.3%

13 July 2015

Monocrystal produces first 300kg Kyropoulous sapphire crystals

13 July 2015

Seren Photonics wins UK Royal Society's Emerging Technologies award

13 July 2015

Plessey wins AMSCI UK grant to support transition to 8" GaN-on-Si production

10 July 2015

Alfalight completes delivery of 850 weapon-mounted ruggedized lasers

10 July 2015

JDSU to spin off CCOP business into Lumentum in August

10 July 2015

Advantech Wireless releases second-generation GaN-based 1250W Ku-band SSPA/SSPB for satellite broadcast teleports

10 July 2015

Vertical Schottky barrier diodes on free-standing gallium nitride

10 July 2015

Ascent Solar announces preliminary Q2 revenue of $2.2m, up 233% on Q1

10 July 2015

OEM Group receives repeat AGHeatpulse RTP order for 150mm GaN-on-sapphire LED manufacturing

9 July 2015

Cree acquires SiC power module firm APEI

9 July 2015

Thermco launching major upgrade for vertical furnace systems

9 July 2015

GaN Systems appoints Kruvand as sales rep in Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas and Louisiana

9 July 2015

IQE and Cardiff University establish JV to develop and commercialize compound semiconductor technologies in Europe

8 July 2015

Fujitsu uses Osram infrared LED for unlocking smartphones by iris scanning

8 July 2015

Peregrine promotes director of RF process technology to vice president

8 July 2015

TowerJazz and Anatrix develop RadHard RF ASIC; reaches flight qualification

8 July 2015

Plasma-Therm singulator plasma dicing system ordered by high-volume LED maker

8 July 2015

Feit Electric files LED patent infringement lawsuit against Cree

8 July 2015

NI AWR software speeds Astra's MMIC component design for phased-array radars

8 July 2015

High-temperature recess for normally-on gallium nitride transistors

7 July 2015

WIN's revenue grows 43% in first-half 2015

7 July 2015

EVG ramps nanoimprint lithography into high-volume manufacturing with HERCULES NIL track system

7 July 2015

Cree launches 25W- and 40W-replacement LED Candelabra bulbs

7 July 2015

ClassOne launches mid-sized, four-chamber electroplater

6 July 2015

OEM Group expands wafer surface preparation to LED processing for automotive lighting

6 July 2015

Peregrine launches first 300mm RF SOI technology platform

6 July 2015

X-FAB announces 180nm SOI foundry technology for automotive applications

6 July 2015

Mitsubishi Electric installs first 3.3kV, 1500A traction converter/inverter system with all-SiC power modules on high-speed train

6 July 2015

Solar Frontier's prototype ultralight, bendable CIS modules installed at PSA Singapore Terminals

6 July 2015

ESSenTIAL European collaboration accelerates silicon photonics prototyping services

6 July 2015

NXP and Freescale shareholders' meetings approve merger

6 July 2015

IHS names Infinera leader in optical networking and data-center interconnect market

3 July 2015

Solar Frontier continues global expansion by opening UK office

2 July 2015

Phoseon surpasses 50,000 hours of UV LED lamp lifetime

2 July 2015

SPTS receives UK National Award and three Wales regional awards from BVCA

2 July 2015

LED lighting to reach 32% of office lamp revenue in 2015

2 July 2015

Orbotech's SPTS Technologies sells Thermal Products business for $28m to Sumitomo's SPP Technologies

2 July 2015

Neutral pH electrochemical etching of silicon-doped gallium nitride

1 July 2015

GlobalFoundries completes acquisition of IBM Microelectronics

1 July 2015

Grading gallium indium nitride arsenide for multi-junction solar cells

1 July 2015

Custom MMIC appoints MMS Technical Sales as New England rep

1 July 2015

Fraunhofer Institute for Photonic Microsystems installs OIPT FlexAL ALD system

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JUNE 2015

30 June 2015

AXT appoints former Emcore president & CEO as chief operating officer

30 June 2015

Latest issue of Semiconductor Today now available

29 June 2015

GigOptix raises revenue guidance by 5% to $9.8m for Q2

29 June 2015

Advantech launches DVB-S2X-ready second-gen GaN-based 400W C-band SSPA/SSPB for Ultra HD transmission

29 June 2015

Singulus launches modular inline sputtering systems for CIGS, CdTe and heterojunction solar cell production

26 June 2015

GREAT2 GaN transmitter completes second year aboard ESA's Proba-V satellite as industrial prototypes complete testing

25 June 2015

Four-junction solar cell using Soitec's technologies raises CPV module efficiency record to 38.9%

25 June 2015

Cree restructuring LED Products business due to higher-than-expected ASP erosion

25 June 2015

CEA Tech and Fraunhofer ISE strengthen cooperation by forming Virtual Lab

24 June 2015

Luftstrom project targets more efficient and quieter battery charging in electric vehicles

24 June 2015

Mitsubishi Electric launching 2.5W 638nm red laser diode for pulse-operation projectors

24 June 2015

Creating heterojunctions between black phosphorous and gallium arsenide

23 June 2015

Exagan raises €5.7m to produce GaN-on-Si power-switching devices on 200mm wafers

23 June 2015

Long-wavelength N-polar indium gallium nitride LEDs

23 June 2015

VisIC claims lowest-resistance 650V GaN power conversion switches

23 June 2015

Epileds qualifies Aixtron's AIX R6 MOCVD system for LED mass production

23 June 2015

Sofradir delivers a record 24 IR detectors for ESA's Sentinel 2 space mission

23 June 2015

First Solar modules to power 200MW second-phase PV project in Dubai

23 June 2015

Mitsubishi Electric's railcar traction inverter with all-SiC power modules achieves 40% power savings

23 June 2015

NI AWR Design Environment V12 now available

23 June 2015

Applied Optoelectronics launches 25Gb/s directly modulated lasers

22 June 2015

Transphorm receives $70m investment led by KKR

22 June 2015

ProPhotonix exhibiting new fiber-coupled laser diode modules

22 June 2015

Skyworks opens design center in San Diego

22 June 2015

Advantech launches second-gen GaN-based 300W C-band BUC SSPA/SSPB for maritime application

22 June 2015

Finisar's quarterly revenue grows despite annual telecom price reductions

22 June 2015

Emcore announces final results of $45m modified Dutch auction tender offer

22 June 2015

Solar Frontier constructing 9MW of projects in Kyushu, Japan

19 June 2015

8point3 Energy Partners prices IPO at $21 per share

19 June 2015

UTC launches more affordable and exportable Sensors Unlimited SWIR camera

18 June 2015

Nanowire LED firm Aledia completes $31m Series B financing

18 June 2015

OSI unveiling 1490nm pulsed laser diode modules for optical testing

18 June 2015

Indium surfactant for higher hole concentration in gallium nitride

18 June 2015

JDSU announces board members for Lumentum and Viavi

18 June 2015

Skyworks doubles quarterly dividend

18 June 2015

FBH showcasing dual-wavelength diode laser for Raman spectroscopy

18 June 2015

Emcore announces updated preliminary results of $45m modified Dutch auction tender offer

17 June 2015

AKHAN opens new manufacturing facility

17 June 2015

Imec presents post-FinFET research at VLSI Symposium

17 June 2015

Dyesol becomes industrial partner of Solliance

17 June 2015

II-VI Suwtech showcasing high-power fiber-laser pump module at Laser World of Photonics

17 June 2015

Vertical Schottky barrier diodes on free-standing n-type aluminium nitride

17 June 2015

Connected Cree LED Bulb compatible with SmartThings for intelligent home lighting

16 June 2015

Emcore announces preliminary results of $45m modified Dutch auction tender offer

16 June 2015

Custom MMIC appoints JS Commtech as Korean technical rep

16 June 2015

POET adds CEO and Alfalight president & CEO to board

16 June 2015

8point3 Energy Partners commences IPO

16 June 2015

II-VI Suwtech launching high-power low-noise and high-power fiber-coupled green diode lasers

15 June 2015

First Solar raises thin-film PV module efficiency record to 18.6%

15 June 2015

II-VI launching next-generation 808nm laser, boosting chip output above 10W

15 June 2015

Flisom closes fourth funding round with $10.7m more from Tata

12 June 2015

Anadigics unveils 204MHz cable modem reverse-path amplifier for DOCSIS 3.1 CPE devices

12 June 2015

VI Systems receives €1.97m European Horizon 2020 SME grant

12 June 2015

II-VI Laser adds high-power multi-bar stack laser diode modules

12 June 2015

API Technologies appoints VP of worldwide sales

12 June 2015

POET appoints GlobalFoundries' senior VP of technology development as its CEO

12 June 2015

Osram launches second-generation Duris S 8 LEDs with 17% greater efficacy

12 June 2015

Princeton Power demos 30kW power converter with 99% efficiency using SiC JFETs

11 June 2015

Raytheon completes milestones on path to production-ready GaN-based AESA Patriot radar

11 June 2015

Anadigics launches GaN-based DOCSIS 3.1 CATV infrastructure line amplifiers with highest RF power per Watt consumed

11 June 2015

Creating n-InP/p-Si heterojunctions with lateral overgrowth

11 June 2015

IR LED market for surveillance applications to grow from $94m in 2014 to $120m in 2015

11 June 2015

GaN Systems showcasing new high-power transistor for first time in China at PCIM Asia

11 June 2015

Samsung launches chip-on-board LED packages with small LES and advanced color quality

10 June 2015

Solar Junction developing four-junction cells for space applications

10 June 2015

EU-funded ASCENT project offers researchers access to European nanoelectronics infrastructure

10 June 2015

IHS reports developments in power semiconductors highlighted at PCIM

10 June 2015

Lumileds releases lifetime data for LUXEON 3535L mid-power LEDs

10 June 2015

Imec reports perovskite PV module with 8% efficiency

10 June 2015

Electrochemical potentiostatic activation of p-gallium nitride

9 June 2015

Infrared component market to grow from $1.3bn in 2014 to $1.5bn in 2020

9 June 2015

JDSU's CCOP unit wins Fujitsu's Valued Supplier Award

9 June 2015

JDSU provides preliminary notice of CCOP spin-off to holders of debentures

9 June 2015

Soitec and SITRI collaborating on high-performance RF-SOI technology

9 June 2015

IBM develops technique for co-planar integration of III-V nanoscale devices on silicon

8 June 2015

Pasternack expands line of solid-state high-power amplifiers with GaN, GaAs and LDMOS models covering UHF, VHF, L, S and C bands

8 June 2015

Advantech Wireless launches next-gen 150W Ku-band GaN-based BUC SSPA/SSPB

8 June 2015

DOE publishes updated SSL R&D Plan

5 June 2015

Osram and Advanced Vision Systems develop first automotive camera with IR and visible capabilities

5 June 2015

Osram's lasers and photodiodes used in Phantom Intelligence's automotive LIDAR system

5 June 2015

GigOptix renews interest in acquiring GSI for $6.50 per share

4 June 2015

Rohm starts mass production of first trench-type SiC MOSFET

4 June 2015

Qorvo announces second edition of GaN For Dummies

4 June 2015

LightPointe's next-gen 60GHz point-to-point radios shipping internationally, as firm obtains ETSI approval

4 June 2015

RayVio claims record deep-UV LED cw power density of 30W/cm2

3 June 2015

OIPT giving webinar on patterned sapphire substrate etching

3 June 2015

TU/e's integrated nanoLED processing results win Oxford Instruments' SEM competition

3 June 2015

Improving gallium nitride LED material quality using carbon nanotubes

3 June 2015

Leti demos new process for fabricating high-brightness micro-LED arrays for next-gen head-mounted and head-up displays

2 June 2015

Innovations to sustain silicon's 87% share of power electronics market versus wide-bandgap materials

2 June 2015

Sharc25 EU-funded project targets 25% efficiency from CIGS PV

2 June 2015

XsunX wins contracts to design and build two large commercial solar projects

2 June 2015

Toshiba launches SiC-based UPS range, enabling 98%-efficient power protection for data centers

2 June 2015

NeoPhotonics closes stock offering with underwriters' over-allotment option exercised in full

2 June 2015

Infinera re-schedules recommended public offer to Transmode shareholders

1 June 2015

Avago to acquire Broadcom for $37bn

1 June 2015

FBH reports record 2kW output from single 1cm-long diode laser bar

1 June 2015

DelfMEMS' SP12T RF-MEMS ohmic switch passes 1 billion operations milestone

1 June 2015

Emcore appoints VP of sales and VP of operations

1 June 2015

Amada to purchase stock in subsidiary of Lumentum after JDSU separation in Q3/2015

1 June 2015

Infineon and Google to develop 60GHz radar technology for gesture sensing and presence detection

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MAY 2015

29 May 2015

Semi-polar GaN LED firm Seren wins best business and investment award at European Photonics Venture Forum

29 May 2015

Osram develops high-power Duris S 10 as compact, single-LED alternative to multiple low-lumen CoB LEDs

28 May 2015

Showa Denko adopts Lasertec's SICA wafer inspection/review tool in SiC epiwafer mass production

28 May 2015

Chinese LED maker Changelight buys Veeco EPIK 700 MOCVD systems

28 May 2015

NXP to sell RF Power business to China's JAC Capital for $1.8bn

28 May 2015

NeoPhotonics' revenue grows 3% in Q1 to a record $81.4m, boosted by more-than-expected $12m from Emcore products

28 May 2015

Seoul Semiconductor makes inroads into automotive lighting after passing GM reliability tests

28 May 2015

NeoPhotonics closes follow-on offering of common stock

28 May 2015

EPC adds 5mΩ 150V and 7mΩ 260V eGaN FET power transistors

28 May 2015

Plextek RFI presenting on GaN PA MMICs at microwave circuit design seminar

28 May 2015

Mellanox annnounces promotions pending retirements of both senior VP of engineering and chief operating officer

28 May 2015

DILAS showcasing high-brightness fiber-laser-pumping products at LASER World of PHOTONICS

28 May 2015

Excelitas launches X-Cite 120LEDmini for fluorescence applications

27 May 2015

SiBEAM's single-chip CMOS transmitter captures design win in first 60GHz smartphone

27 May 2015

Explosive growth in China drives RF power semiconductor device sales for wireless infrastructure to over $1bn in 2014

27 May 2015

S3 announces first fully integrated, single-conversion radio for devices, transceivers and modems operating off Iridium network

27 May 2015

Analog Devices launches 4-channel, 24GHz receiver downconverter

27 May 2015

Advantest launches its first integrated test solution for optical transceivers

27 May 2015

Cree's next-gen BR30 LED flood light priced under $10

27 May 2015

GaN Systems claims smallest 650V, 15A GaN transistor

27 May 2015

Flip Chip Opto launches 2000W COBs based on patented 3-Pad LED flip chips with Pillar Metal Core PCBs

27 May 2015

Metal-insulator-semiconductor gated hybrid anode GaN-on-Si diode

27 May 2015

Rubicon's Q1 growth in sapphire revenue for mobile devices balanced by weakness in LED market

26 May 2015

TRAK launches Ku-band block upconverter with integrated GaN SSPA

26 May 2015

Ascent Solar reiterates full-year revenue guidance of $10-12m, doubling from 2014

26 May 2015

Cardiff University recruits UCLA's Huffaker to lead new research lab

26 May 2015

Research institutes invest in Oxford Instruments plasma systems for graphene and 2D materials

26 May 2015

Park launches high-vacuum SSRM AFM system for failure analysis

26 May 2015

Guerrilla RF launches family of high-linearity gain blocks

26 May 2015

Colt Technology Services deploys Infinera for European Supercore network

26 May 2015

NI AWR Design Environment supports Design Workshop Technologies' DRC and LVS Tools

26 May 2015

Soitec divests solar system business to refocus on core semiconductor activities

26 May 2015

Smartphone sales grew 8% year-on-year in Q1 to $96bn as 4G market share surpasses 50%

26 May 2015

Plasma-Therm 'RANKED 1st' in Etch and Clean Equipment category of VLSIresearch Customer Satisfaction Survey

26 May 2015

Wireless backhaul RF component revenue to fall 2% over 2014-2019, despite unit growth

25 May 2015

Microsanj demos thermal imaging system with new software

25 May 2015

Qorvo's new SOI components enhance high-performance broadband communications systems

25 May 2015

Qorvo's high-power 5GHz 802.11ac PAs boost performance for home and CPE applications

25 May 2015

Peregrine makes available first UltraCMOS monolithic phase and amplitude controller

25 May 2015

Cree introduces new 900V SiC MOSFET family at PCIM

25 May 2015

API debuts power amplifiers for military and public safety applications

25 May 2015

Avago unveils industrial fiber-optic products at PCIM

22 May 2015

Packaged LED lighting revenue reached $6.6bn in 2014, with mid- to low-power LEDs comprising 70%

22 May 2015

NeoPhotonics prices follow-on offering of common stock

22 May 2015

GaN Systems presents opportunities for large-area GaN power switching devices in auto industry

22 May 2015

Advantech Wireless launches 50W X-band GaN-based SSPB/BUC for tactical military applications

22 May 2015

MicroWave launches family of GaAs-based LNAs across broad frequency ranges

22 May 2015

MACOM adds wideband GaN-on-Si power transistor for CW, pulsed and linear operation up to 100W

22 May 2015

Qorvo launches input-matched plastic-packaged GaN-on-SiC HEMTs for radar and communications systems

22 May 2015

EPC expands wide-pitch eGaN FET family with 40V, 60V and 100V versions

22 May 2015

IDT teams with EPC to integrate GaN and silicon

22 May 2015

Qorvo launches high-power plastic-packaged GaN MMIC PAs for S-band radar

21 May 2015

Analog Devices' silicon SPDT switch spans 9kHz to 13GHz with settling time 100 times faster than GaAs

21 May 2015

Avago launches first highly integrated LNA-filter module enabling coexistence of SDARS car radio signals with cellular, WiFi, Bluetooth and GPS

21 May 2015

Vertical gallium nitride transistors with buried p-type current blocking

21 May 2015

MACOM adds GaN power amplifier for narrowband to broadband applications

20 May 2015

Custom MMIC unveils GaN and GaAs MMICs at IMS

20 May 2015

Freescale launches its first GaN RF power transistor for cellular base-stations

20 May 2015

Skyworks unveils next-gen FEMs for smart energy and ISM markets

20 May 2015

Qorvo launches high-efficiency power amplifiers for small-cell base-stations

20 May 2015

GaN Systems launches highest-current gallium nitride power transistor

20 May 2015

Qorvo unveils hybrid GaN/GaAs point-to-point power amplifier family

20 May 2015

Peregrine announces appointments at its newly formed HPA business unit

20 May 2015

Peregrine appoints Colin Hunt as VP of worldwide sales

20 May 2015

Northrop Grumman reports highest-power single-chip Ka-band power amplifier

20 May 2015

Gallium nitride HEMT-LED without metal interconnection

19 May 2015

Freescale launches ultra-wideband RF power GaN transistors in plastic packages

19 May 2015

X-FAB and Exagan to co-develop high-volume production of high-speed GaN-on-Si power switching devices on 200mm wafers

19 May 2015

EV Group's NILPhotonics Competence Center generates strong interest

19 May 2015

Qorvo launches family of Ku- and Ka-band GaN power amplifiers for SatComs

19 May 2015

Aixtron wins multiple tool order for AIX R6 volume production MOCVD system

19 May 2015

Monolithic normally-off GaN switching devices with +5V threshold

18 May 2015

Cree registers for IPO of Power and RF subsidiary

18 May 2015

Guerrilla RF completes $2m Series B funding round

18 May 2015

Emcore's quarterly revenue rises a more-than-expected 3.5% to $19.1m

18 May 2015

Panasonic launching smallest E-mode 600V GaN power transistor

18 May 2015

Diamond Microwave adds 100W X-band SSPA operating over 1700MHz bandwidth range

18 May 2015

Skyworks adds to RF switch family with analog control ICs for Internet of Things

18 May 2015

GigOptix renews an expanded line of credit with Silicon Valley Bank

18 May 2015

Bevel junction termination extension for silicon carbide high voltage

18 May 2015

Telecom transceiver market fell 7% in 2014 as 100G displaced 10G and 40G shipments

18 May 2015

Data-center transceiver market to grow from $1.4bn in 2014 to $2.1bn by 2019

15 May 2015

Emcore announces commencement of $45m modified Dutch auction tender offer

15 May 2015

Modelithics adding over 20 new transistor simulation models to Qorvo GaN Library

15 May 2015

Solar Frontier completes acquisition of Gestamp Solar's 280MW US pipeline and begins construction

15 May 2015

Qorvo's quarterly revenue up 46% year-on-year

15 May 2015

IBM unveils fully integrated wavelength-multiplexed silicon photonics chip for 100Gb/s transceivers

15 May 2015

Cree launches record-power GaN HEMTs to replace TWT amplifiers in radar systems

15 May 2015

Northrop Grumman showcasing manufacturing advances at IMS, CS ManTech and ROCS

14 May 2015

Microsemi launches 13 RF, microwave and millimeter-wave devices at IMS

14 May 2015

TowerJazz and UCSD demo first 256-element 60GHz silicon wafer-scale phased-array transmitter

14 May 2015

GeneSiC offers all-SiC junction transistor-rectifier co-packaged in 4-leaded mini-module

13 May 2015

Pasternack appoints QA manager

13 May 2015

Global Technology selects Anadigics' surface-mount line amplifier for DOCSIS 3.1 CATV infrastructure

13 May 2015

MACOM launches fourth-generation GaN technology

13 May 2015

Veeco's Q1 shipments include $25m of deferred revenue for new EPIK MOCVD system

13 May 2015

Cree launches first 900V SiC MOSFET platform

13 May 2015

Solar Frontier and NEW to develop 100MW of CIS PV plants in UK

13 May 2015

Room-temperature wafer bonding for multi-junction III-V solar cells

12 May 2015

NI AWR Design Environment V12 pre-release now available

12 May 2015

LED lighting system shipments to grow from 864 million in 2015 to over 4.1 billion in 2024

12 May 2015

Osram's Oslon SSL 730nm horticultural LED wins LIGHTFAIR innovation awards

12 May 2015

Oclaro's revenue constrained by 100G client-side CFP and CFP2 module capacity

11 May 2015

Anadigics' revenue falls 12% in Q1 to $18.4m

11 May 2015

JDSU's quarterly revenue of $410.7m hit by drop in 3D sensing

11 May 2015

Luna and Advanced Photonix complete merger

11 May 2015

OIF launches integrated photonics projects

11 May 2015

OTEGLOBE expands international backbone with Infinera transport networking platform

8 May 2015

Anvil involved in £9.5m UK project to develop SiC-based technology to modernize grid

8 May 2015

Skyworks' quarterly revenue rises by more-than-expected 58% year-on-year to $762m

8 May 2015

Reducing wavelengths of interband cascade lasers

8 May 2015

VisIC launches 650V normally-off GaN power switches

8 May 2015

DILAS delivers 20,000th fiber-laser pump module

8 May 2015

Fairview launches family of LNA and high-power X-band amplifiers

8 May 2015

Osram Opto expands wearables sensor portfolio with wristband heart monitor for fitness tracking

7 May 2015

Aixtron improves earnings despite revenue drop while new MOCVD system undergoes qualification

7 May 2015

GaN Systems raises $20m in Series C financing

7 May 2015

GigOptix reports record income in Q1

6 May 2015

Oclaro expands presence from Virginia to Maine via sales rep deal with SJ Associates

6 May 2015

Bridgelux launches integrated smart module LED array with open platform technology

6 May 2015

Ovum ranks Infinera top data-center interconnect supplier for Internet content providers

6 May 2015

Infinera and Arista ally to accelerate data-center interconnection for Cloud networking

6 May 2015

University of Arkansas wins extra $200,000 NSF grant to further develop high-temperature SiC ICs

6 May 2015

Reducing on-resistance in vertical gallium nitride MOSFETs

6 May 2015

Packaged LED market to grow from $15.6bn in 2014 to $22bn in 2019

6 May 2015

Osram presents 'borderless' chip-size Duris S2 LED as fluorescent tube replacement

6 May 2015

Silicon Ranch selects First Solar for 12MW Aerojet Rocketdyne project

6 May 2015

Samsung unveils ultra-compact second-generation CSP technology for LED lighting

6 May 2015

Pasternack launches log video amplifiers with broadband performance up to 18GHz

6 May 2015

SemiTEq launches enhanced MBE system

5 May 2015

Samsung launches flip-chip LED package with wide range of operating currents

5 May 2015

SPTS wins third consecutive annual award for occupational health & safety

5 May 2015

MACOM launches high-linearity 6W power amplifier for Ka-band, high-data-density Satcoms and5G radio access networks

5 May 2015

Luminus launches ultra-high-density COBs to replace metal halide in retail spot lights

5 May 2015

GCS launches GaAs super-low-barrier terahertz mixer diode

5 May 2015

MBC deploys Infinera for terabit network upgrade for education, R&D and big-data projects

5 May 2015

Midcontinent deploys Infinera's network platform

4 May 2015

Osram's new four-chip Ostar Projection LED ensures 24/7 operation for rear projection systems

4 May 2015

Latest issue of Semiconductor Today now available

1 May 2015

AXT's revenue grows 2.5% in Q1; losses halved year-on-year

1 May 2015

GaN Systems launching high-power 650V gallium nitride power transistor at PCIM

1 May 2015

TSMC raises its commercial-size CIGS PV module efficiency from 15.7% to new record of 16.5%

1 May 2015

k-Space adds auto-exposure capability to RHEED analysis system

1 May 2015

First Solar allies with Caterpillar to develop integrated PV for microgrid applications

1 May 2015

SEMI-GAS adds ammonia mixing capability to Xturion Blixer Gas Blender System

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APRIL 2015

30 April 2015

Cree launches 3500lm TrueWhite LED arrays for retail spots

30 April 2015

Cree launches 30W Ku-band GaN-on-SiC MMIC high-power amplifier

30 April 2015

Soraa adds Bluetooth-controlled wireless option to its full-visible-spectrum directional LED lamps

30 April 2015

Fuji Electric launches SiC hybrid power module for North American market

29 April 2015

Cree's new high-intensity class of LEDs more than doubles performance

29 April 2015

EPC launches eGaN power transistors to break silicon cost-speed barriers

29 April 2015

Red lasers from III-nitride nanowire forests on silicon

28 April 2015

Cree launches WaveMax Technology platform for LED luminaires

28 April 2015

IQE sees increasing demand for Infrared products in Q1/2015

28 April 2015

Microsemi completes acquisition of Vitesse

28 April 2015

Lumileds launches LUXEON CoB Compact Range for cost-effective single source, retrofit and directional lamps

28 April 2015

GaN Systems appoints vice president of operations

28 April 2015

Manz sets CIGS PV module efficiency record of 16% using mass-production line

28 April 2015

Riber's Q1 revenue up 51% year-on-year

28 April 2015

MACOM starts production shipments of quad-channel modulator drivers for CFP2 coherent modules for 100G metro

28 April 2015

Ascent Solar's EnerPlex products now available at Cabela's retail outlets and online

27 April 2015

Nichia's white LED patents ruled invalid in Germany and USA following Everlight lawsuits

27 April 2015

Sidewall emission-enhancement for deep ultraviolet light-emitting diodes

27 April 2015

POET appoints chief operating officer

27 April 2015

Southern Power acquires controlling stake in First Solar's 32MW Lost Hills-Blackwell project

27 April 2015

Solar Frontier completes construction of Tohoku Plant and begins ramp-up

27 April 2015

First Solar and Queensland launch Australia's largest PV system research facility

27 April 2015

First Solar installs final module at Australia's largest solar project

24 April 2015

MACOM launches DC-50GHz wideband amplifier with +23dBm saturated power and 15dB of gain

24 April 2015

Shuji Nakamura wins 2015 Global Energy Prize

24 April 2015

Peregrine launches glitch-less RF digital step attenuators

23 April 2015

Osram's Oslon Black Flat automotive multi-chip LEDs win PACE Award

23 April 2015

Solar-Tectic awarded patent for low-temperature thin-film deposition on low-cost substrates

23 April 2015

Cree launches fully luminous LR22 architectural troffer with recessed flat-panel design

23 April 2015

MACOM to demo Gen 4 GaN-on-Si portfolio at IMS

23 April 2015

LEDs in signage & professional displays to grow at 12.1% annually to $3.56bn in 2019

23 April 2015

Cree reports better-than-expected quarterly LED sales

22 April 2015

Skyworks reduces year-on-year energy usage by 15% despite record production

22 April 2015

Custom MMIC launches 4-8GHz GaN LNA for high RF power survivability

22 April 2015

Indium gallium arsenide on insulator transistors with buried yttrium oxide

22 April 2015

University of Texas at Arlington developing UV lasers to detect chemical and biological weapons agents

22 April 2015

ON Semiconductor to demonstrate GaN HEMT-based two-stage converter at PCIM

22 April 2015

Osram launches variable LED family offering design flexibility for automotive lighting

21 April 2015

Increasing power and efficiency of 265nm-wavelength LEDs

21 April 2015

JDSU signs exclusive Europe-wide distribution agreement with Laser 2000

21 April 2015

JPIX deploys Infinera's Cloud Xpress for metro Cloud data-center interconnect in Tokyo

21 April 2015

Ascent Solar's largest shareholder TFG Radiant buys $1m more stock, raising stake to 17%

21 April 2015

Xenics strengthening marketing and sales worldwide

20 April 2015

IQE presenting papers on antimonide-based IR materials at SPIE DSS

20 April 2015

Rohm presenting third-generation SiC trench MOSFETs at PCIM

20 April 2015

Osram boosts output of Oslon Black IR LEDs again for longer-reach surveillance cameras

20 April 2015

University of Cambridge selects Veeco's Propel MOCVD system for R&D on GaN-on-Si power electronics and LEDs

20 April 2015

Plessey chosen by website showcasing 21st century British manufacturing

20 April 2015

Hanergy to build 10MW plant in Wuhan for Alta's flexible GaAs solar cells

17 April 2015

Digi-Key to distribute Global Power Technologies' SiC products worldwide

17 April 2015

San'an licenses US patents of Japanese LED patent portfolio to subsidiary Luminus

16 April 2015

Nanoco wins £400,000 Innovate UK grant for collaboration with Loughborough University

16 April 2015

Singapore's A*STAR develops one-step method for creating high-quality 2D materials

16 April 2015

Current gain achieved in III-nitride hot-electron transistors

16 April 2015

EPC launches 100V monolithic GaN power transistor half-bridge enabling 97% system efficiency for 48V to 12V point-of load converter at 22A output

15 April 2015

NI AWR application note demos Design Environment load-pull simulation for designing wideband high-efficiency PAs

15 April 2015

HiPoSwitch project completed with development of fast, efficient normally-off GaN-on-Si power transistors

15 April 2015

IBM PDKs support RFIC interoperability between latest Keysight ADS software and Cadence Virtuoso design platform

15 April 2015

Skyworks launches low-noise VGA receive modules for LTE and WCDMA infrastructure

14 April 2015

Vishay adds high-speed 940nm IR emitters in leaded and SMD packages with radiant intensity up to 600mW/sr

14 April 2015

Anadigics' WiFi infrastructure amplifier powers TRENDnet's new router

14 April 2015

ClassOne partners on ECD applications lab at Shanghai Sinyang

14 April 2015

Ascent Solar supplying panels for Silent Falcon's UAV production

14 April 2015

EpiGaN demonstrating GaN-on-Si epiwafers at PCIM Europe

14 April 2015

Cree launches LMH2+ LED module, delivering 125lm/W and 90 CRI in small form factor

13 April 2015

EPC launches wide-pitch eGaN FETs enabling high current in small footprint

13 April 2015

US LED lighting market to reach $5.2bn in 2015, driven by declining LED prices and government initiatives

13 April 2015

Anadigics expands small-cell wireless infrastructure power amplifier family for Band 8 WCDMA/LTE

13 April 2015

GaN Systems signs Vitec as distributor in Japan, Taiwan and China

13 April 2015

Plessey expands distribution network with ROM Elektronik partnership for Turkey

13 April 2015

SemiLEDs' recovery driven by new customers and design wins

10 April 2015

China to comprise half of all LED epi & chip equipment spending in 2015-2016

10 April 2015

Midsummer receives multi-million dollar order for CIGS PV manufacturing system

10 April 2015

Osram's Duris E 5 mid-power LEDs used by Sistemalux for flexible linear lighting fixtures

9 April 2015

Infinera makes $350m offer to acquire Transmode

9 April 2015

Cree announces large-signal accuracy of GaN-on-SiC HEMTs

9 April 2015

Marktech launches high-speed 0.9-1.7μm InGaAs PIN photo-detector

9 April 2015

Seoul Semiconductor launches Acrich3 premium line with improved flicker performance

9 April 2015

POET appoints new directors

8 April 2015

Microsemi announces expiration of HSR waiting period for Vitesse tender offer

8 April 2015

Aixtron acquires PECVD-based OLED thin-film encapsulation firm PlasmaSi

8 April 2015

NI AWR Design Environment software being showcased at EDI CON

8 April 2015

Indium arsenide quantum well laser diodes with 2.9μm wavelength

8 April 2015

MACOM showcasing product and technology portfolio at EDI CON

8 April 2015

Cavendish Kinetics adopts STATS ChipPAC's wafer-level technology for RF MEMS antenna tuners

7 April 2015

Custom MMIC launches low-noise, low-current-consumption, high-gain 10-14GHz amplifier

7 April 2015

Peregrine adds QFN-packaged RF switches to AEC-Q100-certified automotive product portfolio

7 April 2015

Ascent Solar's expenses drive up annual loss despite quadrupling revenue

7 April 2015

Infinera named fastest-growing optical company in North America and EMEA combined

7 April 2015

Plessey expands distribution network to Southern Africa via Tempe Technologies

6 April 2015

KaiStar buys Veeco EPIK700 MOCVD systems to boost LED production for general lighting

6 April 2015

MACOM launches GaN bias controller and sequence module

6 April 2015

Taiwan's AWSC buys ClassOne's Solstice S8 electroplater

6 April 2015

Thermophotovoltaic GaSb cell grown directly on GaAs substrate

6 April 2015

LED usage in NVIS-compatible lighting to grow from $74.98m to $178.13m in 2021

6 April 2015

JePPIX's 2015 roadmap forecasts a €1bn integrated photonics market in 2020

6 April 2015

Phoseon boosts peak irradiance for air-cooled UV LED curing in space-limited environments

3 April 2015

Magnolia awarded three US patents for lightweight flexible solar cells

3 April 2015

Pasternack launches broadband portable bench-top RF amplifiers for harsh environments

3 April 2015

Indium tin oxide cladding for semi-polar InGaN laser diodes

2 April 2015

Riber reports €3.8m loss for 2014 on sales down 29%

2 April 2015

k-Space sees Q1 sales up 34% year-on-year for BandiT temperature monitoring system

2 April 2015

Infinera selected by Facebook for longest terrestrial multi-terabit route

2 April 2015

Sale of Lumileds to China-focused investor in Lattice Power raises questions

2 April 2015

Aixtron chooses Jordan Valley's QC3 HR-XRD system for MOCVD process metrology

2 April 2015

Philips selling 80.1% of LED components and Automotive lighting business to GO Scale Capital for $3.3bn

2 April 2015

Germany's InteGreat project targets optimized production of high-efficiency LEDs

1 April 2015

SiC & GaN power semiconductors market to grow 17-fold to $2.5bn in 2023

1 April 2015

Nano-GaN Power Electronic Devices project aims to save 25% of power lost in energy conversion

1 April 2015

Skyworks launches low-profile 5GHz 802.11ac/n front-end module for mobile platforms

1 April 2015

Rubicon appoints GTAT's former VP of crystal growth systems development as CTO

1 April 2015

Direct demonstration of 1THz performance in InP HEMTs

1 April 2015

GaN MOCVD reactor installations to total 220 in 2015

1 April 2015

BAE Systems to provide foundry services for POET's Lab-to-Fab transition

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MARCH 2015

31 March 2015

Latest issue of Semiconductor Today now available

31 March 2015

MACOM launches 2W high-power amplifier with integrated power detector for 18GHz cellular backhaul

31 March 2015

Pasternack launches USB-controlled RF amplifiers, attenuators and PIN diode switches up to 40GHz

31 March 2015

Cree adds LED T8 tube replacement for consumers

31 March 2015

GigOptix raises Q1 revenue guidance by 5-6%, up 22-23% year-on-year

30 March 2015

Former Solectron CFO nominated for appointment to Veeco's board

30 March 2015

Solar Frontier sells its first owned-and-operated megasolar power plant

30 March 2015

Solar Frontier acquiring 280MW US project pipeline from Gestamp Solar

30 March 2015

Solar Frontier to supply 100MW of solar modules to India's Welspun Renewables

30 March 2015

First Solar and SunPower file for IPO of partnership 8point3

27 March 2015

Qorvo boosts optical bandwidth with new 90nm GaAs pHEMT process for next-gen high-frequency amplifiers

27 March 2015

Qorvo launches family of high-speed infrastructure products for next-gen optical networks

27 March 2015

Kyma launches 2D MoS2 materials and crystal growth tool product lines

27 March 2015

InGaN waveguides for increasing optical confinement in laser diodes

26 March 2015

Anadigics' WiFi PA enables video transmission system in DJI's Phantom 2 Vision drones

26 March 2015

Lumileds launches LED for single-source beam control in directional lamps

26 March 2015

MACOM extends optical portfolio with dual-channel high-gain linear TIA for 100G metro

26 March 2015

Cree launches outdoor LED luminaire for rural utility lighting

26 March 2015

Soraa launches PAR20 LED lamp

26 March 2015

Molex and Oplink demo transmission and transport solutions

26 March 2015

JDSU highlights optical communications products at OFC

26 March 2015

Finisar launches SFP28 and QSFP28 modules for high-port-count 25G and 100G data-center applications

26 March 2015

Finisar demos 200G coherent portfolio, launching CFP2-ACO and first 5"x7" Flex-Rate transponder

26 March 2015

MACOM debuts 46Gbps quad-channel linear modulator driver for 400G long-haul applications

26 March 2015

Finisar announces technology roadmap for next-gen multimode fiber interfaces

26 March 2015

MACOM launches VCSEL driver and TIA with integrated CDR chip-set for 100Gbps applications

25 March 2015

IQE second-half 2014 revenue up 15% on first-half

25 March 2015

UK awards £17.3m for Cardiff University-based Compound Semiconductor Research Foundation

25 March 2015

MACOM's board gains former Hittite chairman Daly as independent director

25 March 2015

Custom MMIC launches 6-14GHz double-balanced mixer

25 March 2015

Avago launches Micro-ITLA for coherent DWDM in 100G/400G transmission systems

25 March 2015

Imec, Intec and Stanford demo 50GHz Ge waveguide electro-absorption modulator

25 March 2015

Avago launches compact 4x10G TOSA and ROSA for 40G LR4 Lite applications in large-scale data-center networks

25 March 2015

Increasing GaN Schottky diode breakdown voltage with recessed double-field plate anode

25 March 2015

Avago gives live demos of 32GFC, 40GE, 100GE and 128GFC transceiver technologies for next-gen data-centers and enterprise storage

25 March 2015

II-VI Inc showcasing amplification products to enable high-bit-rate transponders and transceivers

25 March 2015

MACOM launches 10G burst-mode laser driver with integrated limiting amplifier and CDR for next-gen PON

25 March 2015

Inphi adds quad linear differential to single-ended MZM driver to first 45GBaud linear coherent product family

24 March 2015

ClariPhy launches first integrated CFP2-ACO coherent single-board reference design

24 March 2015

Inphi demos single-wavelength, single-fiber 100GbE

24 March 2015

SFCE to acquire 51% stake in Lattice Power

24 March 2015

Mellanox launches next-gen 100Gb/s silicon photonics transceivers

24 March 2015

Mellanox announces commercial deployments of LinkX 100Gb/s cables

24 March 2015

NeoPhotonics launches dual-rate 100G CFP4 LR4 transceivers

24 March 2015

Source Photonics adds extreme-temperature-hardened SFP+ transceivers for wireless infrastructure

24 March 2015

MACOM demos first linear EML driver for 400Gbs applications

24 March 2015

Oclaro expands presence in Southern California via sales rep deal with Infinity Sales

24 March 2015

Skorpios demos differentiated 100G-CWDM silicon photonics solutions

24 March 2015

Rubicon showcasing large-diameter patterned sapphire substrates for LED market

24 March 2015

Skorpios demos first 100G-CWDM SoC fully integrated optoelectronics Rx and Tx ICs

24 March 2015

Picosun establishes joint industrial ALD research lab at Taiwan's NCTU

23 March 2015

InnoLight launches family of 100G QSFP28 transceivers for cloud data centers and 100G CFP4 transceivers for next-gen access and metro networks

23 March 2015

GigOptix launches 3rd-generation 100G Ethernet chipset

23 March 2015

MACOM and Kaiam demo 400G module

23 March 2015

Infinera introduces PICs to support new Layer C and Layer T network model

23 March 2015

Oclaro demos first SFP transceiver transmitting 28Gbps over 10km single-mode fiber

23 March 2015

Flip-chip packaging and gallium nitride power transistors

23 March 2015

Source Photonics announces production ramp and general availability of 100G QSFP28 transceiver

23 March 2015

Molex expands fiber-optic range through managing fellow Koch subsidiary Oplink

23 March 2015

NeoPhotonics launches micro-ICR for 100G and 400G coherent transport

20 March 2015

Sensorex launches UV transmittance monitor for water testing using Crystal IS' UVC LEDs

20 March 2015

Stion completes 228kW commercial rooftop solar project for US Continental Marketing

20 March 2015

Seoul Semiconductor launches Acrich3 LED modules

19 March 2015

Bristol's Kuball receives Wolfson Research Merit Award

19 March 2015

GigOptix and partners giving 100G live demos at OFC

19 March 2015

Mitsubishi Electric unveils 25G DFB laser with 10mW output at 85°C for 100G fiber-optic systems

19 March 2015

Emcore to demo end-to-end DOCSIS 3.1 CATV transmission link at OFC

19 March 2015

Riber acquires MBE Control Solutions

19 March 2015

IBM attaches silicon photonic chips directly onto processor package

18 March 2015

Microsemi agrees to acquire Vitesse for $389m

18 March 2015

Oclaro sampling second-generation tunable SFP+ module, targeting FTTH and wireless front-haul

18 March 2015

Oclaro samples dual micro-ITLA, cutting footprint by 25% and power dissipation by 1W for 200G/400G coherent links

18 March 2015

MACOM launches 650W GaN-on-SiC HEMT pulsed power transistor for 960-1215MHz avionics applications

18 March 2015

Cavendish Kinetics adds design wins and ramps shipments of RF MEMS tuners

18 March 2015

Cree adds LED Bulb to Habitat for Humanity partnership

18 March 2015

Sol Voltaics doubles GaAs nanowire array solar efficiency record to 15.3%

18 March 2015

Direct growth of indium gallium nitride on silicon substrate

18 March 2015

EPC expands family of plug-and-play DrGaNPLUS evaluation boards

18 March 2015

EPC introduces 500W fully regulated, isolated eighth-brick DC-DC bus converter demonstration board

17 March 2015

Soraa appoints senior VP of product development

17 March 2015

SAGE SatCom delivers first 20W linear Ka-band GaN BUC

17 March 2015

Avago samples first production-worthy 100G QSFP28 SR4 and CFP4 LR4 transceivers

17 March 2015

Transphorm launches first 600V GaN transistor in TO-247 package

17 March 2015

Infineon expands GaN-on-Si portfolio with energy-efficient E-mode and cascode configuration platforms

17 March 2015

Evatec expands Asian sales and service network

16 March 2015

Avago's 25G VCSEL shipments surpass 1 million channels

16 March 2015

GaN Systems' power semiconductors gain top-side cooling for simpler PCB design

16 March 2015

EVG adds two EVG580 ComBond system configurations for university/R&D and high-volume manufacturing

16 March 2015

Plasma-Therm's Advanced Vacuum processing equipment selected by University of Central Florida's CREOL institute for photonics program

16 March 2015

Cree's SiC technology reduces solar power inverter size, weight and cost

16 March 2015

Transphorm and ON Semiconductor launch co-branded GaN power devices

16 March 2015

Lawrence Livermore commissions highest peak-power laser diode arrays

13 March 2015

Laser market growing at 5.5% to over $12bn by 2019

13 March 2015

First in-situ PL of growing InGaN/GaN MQW LED structure during MOCVD

13 March 2015

OSI Laser Diode launches high-power 1625nm pulsed laser diode module for optical testing

13 March 2015

TI unveils first 80V half-bridge GaN FET module

13 March 2015

Cree launches 25W 6-12GHz GaN MMIC power amplifier

13 March 2015

University of California, Berkeley presents largest-scale silicon photonic switch

12 March 2015

Skyworks launches step-down converter for automotive, distributed power, industrial and medical applications

12 March 2015

Oclaro exhibiting product line-up at OFC

12 March 2015

MACOM to showcase extended portfolio of optical communications technology at OFC

12 March 2015

EPC to demo 500W high-power-density GaN-based eighth brick DC-DC converter

12 March 2015

EPC publishes 'Wireless Power Handbook'

11 March 2015

Marktech adds miniature ceramic package to point-source LED range

11 March 2015

Nitride Solutions secures $3m in new funding from Asia-focused investors

11 March 2015

DILAS launches 450nm visible blue diode laser system

11 March 2015

MACOM unveils upstream and downstream DOCSIS 3.1-compliant CATV amplifiers

11 March 2015

Mitsubishi Electric to release sample 3.5GHz-band GaN HEMT for 4G base transceiver stations

11 March 2015

ALLOS licences GaN-on-Si epi technology to Epistar

11 March 2015

Hole modulation for increased light output power from InGaN LEDs

11 March 2015

Frequency comb light sources extended towards mid-IR using silicon photonics technology

10 March 2015

CVD and Penn State partner to develop 2D TMD equipment & processes

10 March 2015

RayVio closes $9.3m Series B as it emerges from stealth mode

10 March 2015

Custom MMIC appoints Saguaro as sales rep for Arizona and New Mexico

10 March 2015

Patent for off-axis SiC substrate process to reduce epi defects

10 March 2015

Veeco's gas mixing systems chosen by Taiwanese foundry for high-volume SiGe epi production

10 March 2015

GeneSiC launches high-temperature SiC transistors and rectifiers in small-form-factor metal can packages

10 March 2015

Infineon and Panasonic to establish dual sourcing for normally-off 600V GaN power devices

10 March 2015

Reducing low-frequency noise in AlInN/GaN HEMTs

9 March 2015

US-Ireland UNITE initiative developing 2D transition metal dichalcogenide materials

9 March 2015

IR presenting power management solutions at APEC

9 March 2015

Ascent Solar re-hires former senior VP of sales & marketing as chief operating officer

9 March 2015

Thermco Systems starts up operations in China

9 March 2015

GaN Systems signs Websolus as distributor in South Korea and China

9 March 2015

Cree exhibiting and presenting SiC-based technology at APEC

9 March 2015

Oxford PV secures £8m in first-tranche round B funding

9 March 2015

Phoseon doubles UV LED output of 365nm air-cooled light sources, enabling adhesive and coating applications

9 March 2015

Ascent Solar's EnerPlex brand launches with Micro Center consumer electronics stores in US

6 March 2015

LED replacement lamps to rise from 4% of residential light bulb shipments in 2014 to 42% in 2022

6 March 2015

Finisar reports quarterly revenue up 3% to $306m, as 40-100Gb/s datacom growth outweighs slow telecom carrier spending

6 March 2015

Ascent's EnerPlex Surfr battery & solar case for iPhone 6 now on sale

6 March 2015

Seren introduces LED-grade semi-polar GaN-on-sapphire templates

6 March 2015

Raytheon recognized by Aviation Week for GaN technology innovation

6 March 2015

Monolith relocates from New York to Texas following X-FAB partnership

5 March 2015

Advanced Photonix and Luna expect to close merger in May

5 March 2015

Excelitas unveils UV LED curing system for inkjet printing, edge bonding and small component assembly

5 March 2015

NeoPhotonics reports record Q4 revenue of $79m, despite pruning low-margin products, driven by growth in 100G

5 March 2015

Skysilicon releases China's first GaN power transistor on 8-inch substrate

4 March 2015

Chalmers' record 44Gbps D-band wireless transmission achieved using Teledyne InP DHBT process

4 March 2015

VCSEL-based automotive LiDAR firm TriLumina closes $8.5m Series A funding round

4 March 2015

Panasonic and Sansha Electric develop compact SiC power module with low operating loss

4 March 2015

ROHM's SiC MOSFETs used in ultra-high-voltage pulse generators

4 March 2015

Skyworks ramps SkyOne Mini for LTE smartphones

4 March 2015

Silver nanowires and gallium nitride increase efficiency of Schottky UV-LEDs

3 March 2015

Raytheon UK delivering SiC components for use in current-limiting diode project

3 March 2015

Power semiconductor device market grew in 2014 after two years of stagnation

3 March 2015

JDSU to spin off CCOP business as Lumentum by Q3/2015; NE, SE and OSP businesses to become Viavi

3 March 2015

SemiLEDs launches series phosphor-converted amber, red and green LED chips using ReadyWhite technology

3 March 2015

Anadigics' WiFi front-end IC selected for Huawei's Honor 4X smartphone

3 March 2015

Taiwan's Episil manufactures SiC-based high-power management devices using Aixtron CVD system

3 March 2015

Skyworks unveils next-generation diversity receive modules

3 March 2015

Keysight launches Infiniium V-Series InP-based oscilloscopes for analysis, debug of high-speed IC designs

2 March 2015

Tyndall to lead EU Horizon 2020-funded €5.2m project developing thermally intelligent smart photonics systems

2 March 2015

Peregrine and Murata launch 2015 UltraCMOS Global 1 Initiative

2 March 2015

Inphi receives NeoPhotonics' 2014 Supplier of the Year award

2 March 2015

Oclaro ramps production of 100G LR4 CFP4 transceivers

2 March 2015

GigOptix inaugurates Japan HQ and appoints director of Asia Pacific Sales

2 March 2015

QD Laser and NanoQuine unveil prototype of retina imaging laser eyewear for low-vision care

2 March 2015

Skyworks begins volume production of SkyOne Ultra front-end modules

2 March 2015

LED lighting market to grow at CAGR of 25.89% to 2019

2 March 2015

General lighting LED lamps installations in Europe to reach 2.9 billion units in 2019

2 March 2015

NXP to acquire Freescale for $11.8bn

2 March 2015

Lumileds named Illumineer of the Year for LUXEON CoB LED with CrispWhite Technology

2 March 2015

Infinera 500G super-channels deployed across RETN's pan-European network

2 March 2015

5N Plus grows 10.7% in 2014, despite Q4 slump in commodity pricing

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FEBRUARY 2015

27 February 2015

Imec, Murata and Huawei report 0.18μm RF SOI CMOS electrical balance duplexer

27 February 2015

Latest issue of Semiconductor Today now available

27 February 2015

Custom MMIC launches x2 frequency multiplier with high output power and low spur levels

26 February 2015

Fairview launches family of 0.5-40GHz broadband RF amplifiers

26 February 2015

Imec, Tyndall, KULeuven and UGent demo compact 4x20Gb/s WDM CMOS silicon photonics transceiver

26 February 2015

First Solar completes Atlas 25+ testing program

26 February 2015

Stressed out InAlN/GaN fin-HEMT boosts performance

26 February 2015

Imec and Panasonic present 28nm CMOS transceiver chip for 79GHz phase-modulated continuous-wave radar

26 February 2015

Cascade Microtech adds Lake Shore as MeasureOne solutions partner

25 February 2015

Qorvo showcasing expanding RF portfolio at Mobile World Congress

25 February 2015

Solar Frontier's residential and commercial systems chosen for UEI's self-consumption storage device

25 February 2015

First Solar commits to 5GW investment in India

25 February 2015

First Solar and SunPower to partner to form joint venture

25 February 2015

First Solar's revenue grows 13.4% in Q4 to $1bn

25 February 2015

ZSW raises efficiency of cadmium-free CIGS solar cells to record 21%

24 February 2015

Aixtron's revenue rebounds by 27% in Q4, driving 6% growth in full-year 2014

24 February 2015

Fireflies, genetics and gallium nitride light-emitting diodes

24 February 2015

Desert Sunlight Solar Farm 550MW plant starts commercial operation

24 February 2015

KLA-Tencor extends 5D patterning control solution with overlay and film process control systems

23 February 2015

AXT's margins grow despite inventory-driven dip in revenue in Q4

23 February 2015

Guerrilla RF completes $500,000 funding round

23 February 2015

Skyworks launches high-linearity, active-bias ultra-low-noise amplifier

23 February 2015

Ammono begins fabrication of 2-inch semi-insulating GaN substrates for space application

20 February 2015

Market for LED lamps in general lighting in USA to grow at 22.4% CAGR from $1.22bn to $3.36bn in 2019

20 February 2015

Ascent Solar's preliminary 2014 revenues quadruple year-on-year to $5.3m

20 February 2015

DILAS launches 240W, 915nm fiber-laser pump module

20 February 2015

Flip Chip Opto launches 300W, 600W and 960W chip-on-board lighting modules

20 February 2015

Oclaro completes placement of $65m of 6% convertible notes

19 February 2015

Combining van der Waals technologies to make light-emitting diodes

19 February 2015

US Government approves export of GaN-based AESA sensor for Patriot radar

19 February 2015

German project to study use of high-frequency SiC power semiconductor switches in industrial applications

19 February 2015

Anadigics' quarterly sales rebound by 10.6% to $20.9m

18 February 2015

Veeco's Q4 MOCVD revenue up 55% year-on-year while orders almost triple

18 February 2015

Long-wavelength room-temperature InAs interband cascade lasers

18 February 2015

Ghent University and Imec demonstrate interaction between light and sound in nanoscale waveguide

17 February 2015

GLOBALFOUNDRIES joins Imec to develop low-power RF for IoT applications

17 February 2015

Smartphone sales grow 23% to over 1.2bn units in 2014

17 February 2015

Sofradir demos lighter-weight IR detector for airborne and portable applications

17 February 2015

Cree launches CXA2 LED arrays, boosting efficacy by 33% and cutting system cost by 60%

17 February 2015

Soraa launches small-form-factor LED light engines delivering high CBCP and full-visible-spectrum light

17 February 2015

Qorvo's new RF filters boost data throughput and longer battery life for 4G smartphones

17 February 2015

LED lighting market growing at 17.3% CAGR to 2019 while traditional lighting shrinks at 7.6%

16 February 2015

Presto becomes approved Keysight solutions partner

16 February 2015

Emcore's quarterly revenue grows 28.7% to $18.4m

16 February 2015

Qorvo announces planned retirement of former RFMD CFO Priddy

16 February 2015

Osram boosts efficiency of blue LED chips by 8%

16 February 2015

Rubicon's revenue grows 11% in Q4

13 February 2015

Cree adds field-adjustable color temperature to SmartCast-enabled CR Series LED troffers

13 February 2015

Oclaro prices $55m of 6% convertible notes

13 February 2015

Advanced Photonix's revenue falls 25% due to delayed telco spending

12 February 2015

ITC opens investigation into infringement of Cree LED lighting patents

12 February 2015

Advanced Photonix to merge with Luna Innovations

12 February 2015

ProPhotonix adds new visible laser diodes from Ushio

12 February 2015

GigOptix reports record profit in Q4, and first ever annual non-GAAP profit

12 February 2015

Oclaro announces proposed offering of $55m of notes

12 February 2015

Pasternack launches ultra-broadband and mm-wave LNAs ranging from 30MHz to 40GHz

11 February 2015

Luminus appoints VP of marketing

11 February 2015

Marktech opens its first photo-detector production facility in California

11 February 2015

Fraunhofer IAF buys Veeco K465i MOCVD system for nitride-based R&D

11 February 2015

Anadigics' elects ServCo CEO to board

11 February 2015

Boosting swing and transconductance in tri-gate InGaAs MOSFET

10 February 2015

First Solar and Apple strike industry's largest power deal for commercial end-user

10 February 2015

Delta involved in $3m DOE EERE grant to develop GaN-based on-board charger for plug-in electric vehicles

10 February 2015

Strategy a key differentiator as more efficient GaN & SiC power electronics enter market

10 February 2015

Osram adds far-red 730nm Oslon SSL LED to optimize horticultural lighting

10 February 2015

Vital Materials expands production of germanium parts used in IR detection

10 February 2015

DelfMEMS demos first 12-throw RF MEMS ohmic switch, targeting LTE-A handsets

10 February 2015

SETi doubles efficiency and ships samples of 20mA, 2.5mW UVC LEDs

10 February 2015

Guerrilla RF launches high-power, low-noise amplifier for linear transmit driver amplifiers and multi-stage LNAs spanning 700-3800MHz

9 February 2015

Anadigics regains NASDAQ listing compliance

9 February 2015

EXpressLO releases new FIB specimen preparation module

9 February 2015

II-VI SUWTECH launches high-power fiber-laser pump module

9 February 2015

Spin-coating of silver nanowires as transparent electrode for InGaN LEDs

9 February 2015

LED lamp and luminaire shipments for commercial buildings to total 10.7 billion from 2014 to 2023

9 February 2015

Advantech Wireless receives $3m in orders to provide GaN-based SSPAs for sitcom-on-the-move and flyaway terminals

9 February 2015

SETi appoints president & CEO

9 February 2015

JDSU introduces new laser technology for materials processing

6 February 2015

Packaged LED providers diversifying into module market

6 February 2015

Silicon photonics market to grow at nearly 28% CAGR to $497.5m by 2020

6 February 2015

Spreading current with silver nanowires and carbon nanotubes

6 February 2015

Arralis launches GaAs pHEMT-based 100GHz MMIC for low-noise amplifiers and medium-power amplifiers

6 February 2015

UV LED market to grow from $90m to $520m in 2019

6 February 2015

First Solar raises its CdTe PV cell conversion efficiency record to 21.5%

5 February 2015

Qorvo announces $200m share repurchase program

5 February 2015

Peregrine extends RF SOI switch range to 40GHz

5 February 2015

GigOptix launches 32G quad-channel linear modulator driver for coherent CFP and CFP2 modules in metro applications

5 February 2015

Transphorm customer Yaskawa starts mass production of PV inverter

5 February 2015

Ascent Solar's EnerPlex products available in 300 TCC Verizon Premium Wireless Retailer stores

5 February 2015

EpiGaN appoints chief marketing officer

5 February 2015

EPC introduces demonstration board as 150W, 8Ω Class-D audio amplifier reference design

5 February 2015

AXT's Q4 revenue falls short after customers work down year-end substrate inventory

4 February 2015

Oclaro's core communications revenue grows 4% quarter-to-quarter

4 February 2015

ST extends silicon carbide portfolio with 215mΩ 1200V MOSFET

4 February 2015

Nikkiso starts shipping 30mW deep-UV LEDs

4 February 2015

Ultraviolet random AlGaN nanowire array lasers

4 February 2015

Toshiba boosts high-power white LEDs to 160lm

4 February 2015

Sumitomo Chemical buys Hitachi Metals' compound semiconductor materials business

3 February 2015

Guerrilla RF launches 5GHz LNAs/PA drivers for WLAN access points

3 February 2015

Crystal IS introduces global partner distribution channel offering Optan UVC LEDs

3 February 2015

XsunX to install 45kW solar project for wireless services provider

3 February 2015

JDSU launches five kW-class turnkey laser systems for materials processing

2 February 2015

GaN RF device market to grow at 20% CAAGR to nearly $560m in 2019

2 February 2015

JEOL and UC Irvine partner to develop electron microscopy and materials research center

2 February 2015

Skyworks ramping products for over-the-top set-top boxes

2 February 2015

Northwestern demonstrates MWIR imaging at high temperature

2 February 2015

JDSU reports quarterly 40G/100G transmission optical component revenue growth of 30% year-on-year

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JANUARY 2015

30 January 2015

Qorvo reports combined RFMD-TriQuint December-quarter revenue up 33% year-on-year to $742m

30 January 2015

Apple matches Samsung as largest smartphone vendor in Q4/2014, as total shipments grow 31%

30 January 2015

Cree releases Doherty PA reference design for 3.5-3.7GHz small-cell wireless

30 January 2015

Riber's revenue falls 29% in 2014 to €16.6m

30 January 2015

Indium nitride surface quantum dots on silicon substrates

29 January 2015

Brolis launches mid-IR gain chips for tunable spectroscopy at 1900-2500nm

29 January 2015

Osram launches high-brilliance, high-power 976nm laser bar for fiber-laser pumping

29 January 2015

ProPhotonix launches 405nm laser module with external photodiode for output control

29 January 2015

Marktech to launch photodetector range at Photonics West

29 January 2015

Toyota to road test SiC power semiconductors in hybrid prototype car and fuel cell bus

29 January 2015

ClassOne acquires Microprocess' Spin Rinse Dryer and Spray Solvent Tool product lines

28 January 2015

Cree adds four new 650V SiC Schottky diodes

28 January 2015

EC awards €4m for project iBROW to develop innovative broadband wireless communications

28 January 2015

JDSU receives Fujitsu's 2015 Distinguished Partner Award

28 January 2015

Soitec launches second generation of eSI RF-SOI substrates, targeting LTE Advanced

28 January 2015

Discrepancy in carrier density estimates for HVPE GaN templates

28 January 2015

Guerrilla RF launches 700-2700MHz ultra-low-noise amplifier for small cells and distributed antenna systems

27 January 2015

GaN Systems adds Ecomal Europe as distributor of GaN power switching transistors

27 January 2015

Flip Chip Opto launches chip-on-board LEDs with pillar metal core PCBs for high power

27 January 2015

COB LED market to grow from $1.5bn in 2014 to $4.4bn in 2020, driven by directional and high-lumen applications

27 January 2015

Fujitsu begins mass production of Transphorm's GaN power devices

26 January 2015

Pasternack adds product manager for Active RF Components

26 January 2015

Cree's quarterly revenue level year-on-year as 33% growth in LED lighting offsets drop in LED demand from China

26 January 2015

ProPhotonix extends laser diode module range with 488nm blue Photon

26 January 2015

Skyworks exceeds quarterly revenue, margin and earnings guidance

26 January 2015

Plasma-assisted molecular beam epitaxy of indium gallium nitride

23 January 2015

Electrical injection of rolled-up heterostructure lasers

23 January 2015

Siva Power wins $3m SunShot grant from US DOE

23 January 2015

Alfalight receives $1.9m Raytheon contract to deliver laser subsystems for aerospace application

23 January 2015

Solar Cloth Company wins UK Solar Industry Awards BIPV Category using Ascent's flexible CIGS PV panels

23 January 2015

Latest issue of Semiconductor Today now available

23 January 2015

k-Space supplying thin-film metrology tools for solar panel production

22 January 2015

ProPhotonix launches compact green laser diode module

22 January 2015

Advantech Wireless receives over $1m in orders for GaN solid-state power amplifiers for satellite news gathering

22 January 2015

EPC launches monolithic GaN power transistor half-bridge enabling 97% system efficiency for 48V to 12V buck converter at 20A output

21 January 2015

Guerrilla RF launches family of high-linearity 1700–3800MHz ultra-low-noise amplifiers

21 January 2015

Princeton Optronics' VCSEL arrays help Google’s project Tango to make mobile displays 3D

21 January 2015

University of New Mexico researcher receives NSF CAREER award to study blue and green VCSEL arrays

21 January 2015

Element Six Technologies to accelerate synthetic diamond development in 2015

21 January 2015

Cree launches XLamp MHD family, delivering chip-on-board performance in surface-mount LED

21 January 2015

Prospect of accurate p-type silicon-doped gallium arsenide antimonide

21 January 2015

First group-IV lasers grown on silicon by FZ Jülich and the Paul Scherrer Institute

20 January 2015

IQE expects second-half 2014 revenue up 11.7% on first-half 2014

20 January 2015

Custom MMIC launches 17-27GHz GaAs LNA

19 January 2015

First Solar showcases Series 4 module and launches first PV project assessment application

19 January 2015

First Solar reaches 10GW of installed PV capacity

19 January 2015

IQE's wireless business unit renews long-term contract with major tier-1 customer

19 January 2015

Emcore names chief scientist Hank Blauvelt as chief technology officer

16 January 2015

SemiLEDs' quarterly revenue grows 29%

16 January 2015

Ichor Systems' European head office opened by Scottish Minister

16 January 2015

VLC Photonics introduces multi-project wafer standard design services

16 January 2015

FBH uses LayTec's EpiCurve in-situ metrology to eliminate SiC/GaN wafer cracking in ICP etching

16 January 2015

NeoPhotonics grants equity inducement awards to staff from acquisition of Emcore's narrow-linewidth tunable laser product line

16 January 2015

k-Space partners with SUNY Poly to advance III-N research via in-situ thin-film characterization

15 January 2015

Riber receives research MBE system order from Japanese electronics equipment maker

15 January 2015

Cree launches Connected LED Bulb, compatible with Wink and ZigBee certified hubs

15 January 2015

Market for discrete GaN power conversion devices to reach $1.1bn in 2024

15 January 2015

MACOM launches highest-linearity 4W Ka-band power amplifier

15 January 2015

ProPhotonix appointed franchised distributor for Panasonic laser diodes in EMEA

15 January 2015

SAMCO announces MOCVD demonstration availability for VPE's GaN-550 system for power device manufacturing

14 January 2015

Ten lighting and LED trends to watch in 2015

14 January 2015

Peregrine ships first RF integrated switch to operate at true DC

14 January 2015

EPC launches 450V E-mode GaN power transistor for high-frequency applications

14 January 2015

MACOM launches S-band 7W pulsed high-power amplifier for aviation and weather radar applications

14 January 2015

Keysight's 2015 GoldenGate software release brings RFIC simulation to ADS users

14 January 2015

Reducing gate leakage and current collapse in GaN HEMTs on silicon

14 January 2015

Infineon completes acquisition of International Rectifier

13 January 2015

Epiluvac receives order for SiC reactor from European research center

13 January 2015

Advanced Photonix receives 2015 commitment from major customer for 100G coherent receivers

13 January 2015

Cree files US lawsuits against Feit and Unity Opto alleging infringement of ten LED lighting patents

12 January 2015

Cree extends family of 50V discrete GaN HEMT die to 320W

12 January 2015

Everlight adds chip-on-board LED series with easy assembly and color-on-demand options

12 January 2015

LED lighting market in Japan to grow at 17.73% CAGR to 2019

12 January 2015

Keysight unveils silicon RFIC interoperability in latest Advanced Design System software

9 January 2015

Epistar buying TSMC’s stake in TSMC SSL

9 January 2015

Skyworks ramps suite of LTE solutions powering next-gen chipsets for emerging markets

8 January 2015

Hybrid quantum and molecular modelling reveals why blue LEDs need so much magnesium doping

8 January 2015

Sheaumann Laser acquires Axcel Photonics

8 January 2015

Aixtron continues reorganization in 2015

7 January 2015

LED lighting pioneers win Draper Prize for Engineering

7 January 2015

Peregrine hosts ceremony after close of acquisition by Murata

7 January 2015

EPC's monolithic half-bridge eGaN transistor family named Product of the Year by Electronic Products

7 January 2015

City University of New York orders Oxford Instruments etch and deposition systems

7 January 2015

Ascent Solar's EnerPlex brand debuts first battery and solar case for iPhone 6

7 January 2015

Photonic crystal improves light output of InGaN LED by 42% at 350mA

7 January 2015

IQE's Wafer Technology substrate division wins new $3.25m order

6 January 2015

Cree releases new 1200V MOSFET design kit

6 January 2015

Solar-Tectic awarded US patent for single-crystal thin-film solar cell technology

6 January 2015

NSF awards $15m to Penn State's Center for Nanoscale Science

5 January 2015

GigOptix raises guidance for Q4/2014 revenue; highest since Q3/2012

5 January 2015

Emcore completes sale of tunable laser and transceiver product lines for $17.5m

5 January 2015

High-temperature and concentrated PV performance of GaInN wells

5 January 2015

CRAIC launches flexible UV-visible-NIR microspectrophotometer

2 January 2015

Merger of RFMD and TriQuint as Qorvo now completed

2 January 2015

Ascent Solar's EnerPlex brand exhibiting new portable power solutions at CES 2015

2 January 2015

SEMI-GAS unveils next-gen controller for process instrumentation monitoring of high-purity gas source systems

1 January 2015

RFMD and TriQuint stock delisted from NASDAQ as merged firm Qorvo begins trading

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